Date Received: 2019-01-22T00:00:00.000
Product: Other debt
Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: XXXX XXXX of XXXX, CA mailed our company compliance posters on XX/XX/XXXX. These posters were not ordered or authorized by our company. We contacted XXXX XXXX and informed them of this fact. They stated that the items were authorized by our company president on XX/XX/XXXX. This is not a true statement.
XXXX XXXX refused to pay for return shipment or to cancel the debt. They subsequently referred the matter to a collection agency, who contacted our company on XX/XX/XXXX. We responded with an email response to XXXX XXXX, but received no response. We were contacted again by the collection agency on XX/XX/XXXX. Our president called the agency ( Receivable Management Services, LLC ), and notified them we considered this instance of fraud on the part of XXXX XXXX and would be taking appropriate action.
Company: The Receivable Management Services Corporation
State/Zip: PA 191XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 3130679
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