CFPB Complaint

AFNI INC. – CFPB Complaint ID 3113972

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2019-01-01T00:00:00.000

Product: Other debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: On XX/XX/2016, this debt for {$1500.00} appeared on my credit report. I have no knowledge of this debt. I am requesting a signed confirmation with my signature that I opened this account. Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. 1681g I have the right to demand that you disclose to me all of the documents that you have recorded and retained in your file at the time of this request concerning the accounts that you are reporting on my credit report. Please don’t respond to my request by saying that this account has been verified. Send me copies of the documents that you have in your files that were used to verify this account. If you do not have any documentation in your files to verify the accuracy of this disputed account then please delete them immediately as required under Section 611 ( a ) ( 5 ) ( A ) ( i ). By publishing these inaccurate and unverified items on my credit report and distributing them to 3rd parties you are damaging my reputation and credit worthiness. Under the FCRA 15 U.S.C. 1681i, all unverified accounts must be promptly deleted. Therefore, if you are unable to provide me with a copy of the verifiable proof that you have on file for the account listed within 15 days of receipt of this then you must remove the account from my credit report.

Company: AFNI INC.

State/Zip: GA 319XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3113972

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