Date Received: 2018-11-30T00:00:00.000
Product: I do not know
Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: This is not my account! The previous company, XXXX XXXX advised me that they were not able to verify the debt. Instead of it ending there, they sold this fraudulent account to someone else who NEVER contacted me. This is a fraudulent account and it was placed on my credit report under deceptive means! Remove it now.
Company: Commonwealth Financial Systems, Inc.
State/Zip: NJ 08527
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 3086994
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