National Credit Systems,Inc. – CFPB Complaint ID 3083028

Date Received: 2018-11-26T00:00:00.000

Product: Other debt

Issue: False statements or representation

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: Spoke with XXXX XXXX from National Credit Systems in XXXX Ga, several times regarding my collection account. She notified me of the amount that was owed. In addition, explained I could pay as low as $ XXXX/ month, to prevent my account being reported to the credit bureaus. I asked repeatedly what all necessary steps I must take to get this account situated without being reported. She explained as long as I make the monthly payments, and call her to verify the transaction approval ; my account would be satisfied. I asked if it would be okay to pay the account online with my credit card. XXXX confirmed that method of payment would be sufficient. I agreed to pay $ XXXX/month, and received verbal confirmation from XXXX. As I continued to make the payments in XXXX, XXXX, and XXXX. I was notified that the account was still reported to the credit bureaus in XXXX due to neglect to make on-time payments. I contacted XXXX directly to dispute the concern ; I explained to her that I received a mailing notification that my account was reported even though she stated several times it would not due to my on-time payments. She placed me on a brief hold to research the account. Shortly, another woman picked up, and explain XXXX was with another customer and she would be handling my concerns going forward. I explained to her my situation. She confirmed that XXXX provided me with false information. I needed to setup re-occurring payments through my banking account, and paying online with a credit card was not a qualified method of payment. I asked could this be disputed due to negligence on National Credit Systems representative providing me false information. She explained that they could not dispute the charges despite I made on-time payments, but was giving false information of the method of payment. I asked to speak to a manger/ or supervisor. Once I spoke to the supervisor, I explained my situation. Once again, I was told they could not dispute my case. In addition, the supervisor said my $ XXXX/ month was too low of a monthly payment. I explained to her that XXXX told me I could pay as low as $ XXXX/month. She continued with saying I needed to pay the amount in full over the phone that moment to have the situation handled. I explained to her that it was unfair that my account was reported even though I made on time payments, but have to suffer due to her representative providing me with misleading information. I made on-time payments, and I was never told I had to specifically setup reoccurring payments with my banking to prevent my account being reported I was told that all calls were recorded for quality assurance, and legal purposes. I asked to receive a copy of the recordings, to have proof that I was giving false information from my account representative, therefore I could dispute the case on my own. The supervisor explained, that the recordings were property of National Credit Systems, and she would not release them to me. I explained if I could not receive the recording, that I may have to take legal actions ; due to Misrepresentation, Misleading Information, and/or Fraud.

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Company: National Credit Systems,Inc.

State/Zip: TX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3083028

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