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PORTFOLIO RECOVERY ASSOCIATES INC – CFPB Complaint

By on January 21, 2019
Consumer Complaint Submission

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

Product: Credit card debt

Issue: Written notification about debt

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: In XX/XX/XXXX, I got out of the military and opened different lines of credit as I continued my career in the civilian sector. On every credit account that was opened, I also opted in to the ” XXXX insurance ” on said accounts to ensure that I was covered in the event of XXXX. This includes two debts from portfolio recovery in the amounts of {$390.00} and another for {$3100.00}. This year, I underwent a XXXX that caused me to become a XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX Veteran. Upon becoming XXXX, my Wife contacted the original creditors in order to implement the XXXX protection on my accounts. I have asked Portfolio Recovery repeatedly to verify that there was no XXXX insurance on my accounts, as they are trying to collect on a debt that was covered. I have disputed with the credit bureaus and asked them to show this information and they have not- to date, yet continue to report negatively. I was never given any notice of the debts before they showed up on my credit report and then why I asked for validation because I knew I had XXXX insurance, the request was simply ignored. I only learned of the amount claimed that I owe, based off of my credit report. Today, XX/XX/XXXX- I logged onto the portfolio recovery website and clicked ” live chat ”. I asked if the debts were cleared up and was told that I had to call in. I have XXXX issues that prevent me from taking deep breaths, but have to call in to speak to a rep to try to resolve this from reporting? That is absurd. I am trying to resolve any credit issues that I have, but this company refuses to help me do so.

Company: PORTFOLIO RECOVERY ASSOCIATES INC

State/Zip: TX 775XX

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Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3080894

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