Date Received: 2018-11-10T00:00:00.000
Product: Federal student loan debt
Issue: Communication tactics
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: This complaint involves Reliant Capital Soutions LLC and the company ‘s mishandling of consumer information ; rights in which are protected under privacy laws. I’ve been repeatedly contacted by Reliant Capital Solutions to whom I’ve never done business with and every phone encounter they providing misleading information regarding the nature of the call. This complaint has been generated due to Reliant employee mishandling my social security number without ever verifying who I was.
When contacted by their employee XXXX I advised that I’ve never done business with Reliant. Instead of providing me with insight that she was calling from a 3rd party she insisted that I give her my social security number ; her request was refused. She persisted in a threaten tone she that she had the social. I proceeded to hang the phone up. Within a week or so later XXXX calls back XX/XX/2018 XXXX from phone number ( XXXX ) XXXX. Again I advised XXXX that I’ve never done business with Reliant, she then spats out my social security number over the phone without any verification of my true identity. I immediately hung up and called back to speak with her supervisor. What the Reliant employee did was negligent and very inappropriate. I spoke to the supervisor at Reliant and I was advised of the nature of why they were calling and that they are a 3rd party for the Department of Education. I then advise that I personally call Department of Education to seek a resolution and gather the real facts about the alleged debt.
I would like to see Reliant implement see some regulations for data security protection.It is my hope that Reliant uses more ethical tactics when handling sensitive information in the future.It is Reliant obligation to safeguard consumers information in which they failed.
Company: Reliant Capital Solutions, LLC
State/Zip: PA 191XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with non-monetary relief
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 3071289
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