Date Received: 2018-11-26T00:00:00.000
Product: Other debt
Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: I signed a contract with XXXX XXXX XXXX on XX/XX/XXXX. The contract was for 36 months and it was checked with a NON-RENEWAL AGREEMENT. After the 3 years, in XX/XX/XXXX, I was done with the gym and thought that was the end of it. But XXXX XXXX XXXX wanted to keep charging me alleging that it was a 48 month contract. After sending evidence proving them wrong they stopped calling to harrass me. But 2 years later, in XXXX, I got harassing calls from Genesys Recovery debt collector. I explained to them that they were mistaken and that my case had been resolved and that I paid my 3 years as stated in the contract. But they kept on harassing me over the phone and never gave me written notifications that I demanded from them so that I could see what prove they had that I owed XXXX XXXX XXXX any money. They stopped calling again after I sent a copy of my contract, again, to XXXX XXXX XXXX. On XXXX I began to get calls, once again, from Genesys Recovery employees. The last call I got was on XX/XX/XXXX, it was from a men stating that he was and employee from the Department Of Justice saying that I had been sued by Genesys Recovery for breach of contract. It was very strange that this person called me on a Saturday from a cellphone and didn’t give me his name. I thought to myself that this wasn’t the correct procedure to inform a lawsuit. When the men asked me my postal address I hanged up because it became obvious it was a scam. I called the Department of Justice on XX/XX/XXXX to inform them of this situation, that someone was impersonating a public government employee and they also verified that it was all lie and that there wasnt any lawsuit against me. The lady told me a government official would never call anyone to inform a lawsuit. I hope others can benefit from my experience and that the CFPB can help in this matter.
Company: Genesys National Recovery, Inc.
State/Zip: PR 00976
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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: 3083281
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