AES/PHEAA – CFPB Complaint ID 3080209

Date Received: 2018-11-21T00:00:00.000

Product: Federal student loan debt

Issue: False statements or representation

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: XX/XX/2018 – 5 accounts through XXXX XXXX open. 4 at 6.8 %, 1 at 3.4 %. Refinanced at 4.49 % through XXXX serviced.

XX/XX/2018 : checks for each account to close were instead bundled and fairshared. Now have 5 accounts with XXXX ( for smaller amount ) and 1 with XXXX XXXX. Making weekly payments XX/XX/2018 : caught error and called. Spoke with all 3 institutions to correct error check-by-check in conference call. Was told it would take 2 weeks XX/XX/2018 : nothing changed. Went ahead and paid off 1 loan ( {$300.00} ). By the following Monday, I had credits in 3 accounts at 6.8, a higher balancein 3.4, and over XXXX in one 6.8. Should have been under {$3000.00} total. Have spoken 11 times with the organization since and it is still incorrect.

XX/XX/2018 : had spoken with an individual that they are issuing a credit to common bond and I would receive a credit for XXXX to the 3.4 account, making the balance XXXX. This was correct. Now have 4 accouns open again with credits and 1 account at XXXX.

I have repeatedly tried to escalate throughout this process. I spoke with a tier 3 who has an extension. He has yet to return a call. Another escalation escalated to their supervisor who would not come to the phone and provided a 2 day business day turnaround. I received no call. My credit has since dropped 4 points.

Company: AES/PHEAA

State/Zip: OH 441XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with non-monetary relief

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3080209

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