Date Received: 2018-11-17T00:00:00.000
Product: Federal student loan servicing
Issue: Dealing with your lender or servicer
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: This letter is a formal complaint that Nelnet Student Loan ( Nelnet ) is reporting inaccurate credit information. I am very displeased and highly distraught to find that Nelnet has not requested the removal of late payment information in my credit profile due to its damaging effects on my good credit standing. After receiving a forbearance that was backdated to cover the dates my payments were originally considered late, Nelnet has refused to update my credit reports, all the while instituting a new policy which includes the removal of negative credit reporting for student loan accounts that received back-dated forbearance ‘s and deferment ‘s after XX/XX/XXXX. Since the late payments were posted to my credit report on XX/XX/XXXX and XX/XX/XXXX, the company refuses to remove these late payments from my credit report. I have requested numerous times for the removal of these late payments from my credit report through written mail, email, and repeated telephone calls to both Nelnet and the Office of the Ombudsman explaining that I have worked extremely hard to maintain my credit in good standing and I do not feel these late payments truly reflect my credit worthiness. During my approved forbearance period, no payments were due and therefore no payments could be considered late. However, because of the inaccuracies on my credit report, I have been wrongfully denied credit recently, which was highly embarrassing and has negatively impacted my lifestyle.
Company: NELNET, INC.
State/Zip: FL 32117
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 3077193
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