Date Received: 2018-12-08T00:00:00.000
Product: Private student loan
Issue: Dealing with your lender or servicer
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: Received a call from one of their representatives in XX/XX/2018, telling me about student loan refinance and pay off at a lower and more manageable payment. Put me on a payment plan, while mentioning that it would be for my student loans. After a few months, payment of more than 5k to Optima Advocates, they said they were finalizing a settlement action with Student loan servicer and would take a few months to settle.
Called and emailed in XX/XX/XXXX to get an update, said it was in the process and would email/mail me information sent to my Credit Bureaus and loan servicer, it is XX/XX/XXXX and still have not received information. Called and emailed again XX/XX/XXXX and XX/XX/XXXX, said that the case manager is on leave for medical issues and she is the only one who has access to my file. Called them XX/XX/2018, spoke with quality control manager and told me they are putting my file together to get an accurate information to send to me. They will follow up again on Monday. They have said this multiple times with no updates
Company: Optima Advocates
State/Zip: WA 986XX
Company Response to Complaint: Untimely response
Was Company Response Timely: No
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 3094714
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