Debt Relief Credit Card Processing Leads to $40 Million Settlement With FTC

One of the biggest payment processing companies and its former executive will pay more than $40.2 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges they knowingly processed payments and laundered, or assisted laundering of, credit card transactions for scams that targeted hundreds of thousands of consumers. According to the FTC’s complaint, Atlanta-based First Data Merchant Services, … Read more

First Data Corporation – CFPB Complaint ID 3082457

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-11-25T00:00:00.000 Product: Other debt Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: On XX/XX/XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX was paid {$200.00} by XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX from my banking account. XXXX states they have no proof of that transaction. I contacted XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX … Read more

First Data Corporation – CFPB Complaint ID 2976908

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-07-30T00:00:00 Product: I do not know Issue: Took or threatened to take negative or legal action Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: On XX/XX/XXXX I contacted Tele-Check that my bank had sent back a check I wrote on XX/XX/XXXX for XXXX after I had deposited a check for XXXX … Read more

First Data Corporation – CFPB Complaint ID 2965911

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-07-18T00:00:00 Product: I do not know Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: I received calls and letters from XXXX XXXX XXXX stating that four checks were written by me that were returned for STOP PAYMENT. I did not write these checks to … Read more

First Data Corporation – CFPB Complaint ID 2963794

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-07-16T00:00:00 Product: I do not know Issue: Written notification about debt Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: Supposedly I owed {$2.00}. But the company is trying to collect {$150.00}. Company: First Data Corporation State/Zip: CA 926XX Company Response to Complaint: Closed with monetary relief Was Company Response Timely: Yes … Read more

First Data Corporation – CFPB Complaint ID 2914105

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-05-22T00:00:00 Product: Other debt Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: I received a letter from XXXX XXXX XXXX the end of XX/XX/XXXX about a check cashed at a XXXX in XXXX TX on XX/XX/XXXX. I wrote back and sent the first letter … Read more

First Data Corporation – CFPB Complaint ID 2837920

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-03-08T00:00:00 Product: Other debt Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: Mid XX/XX/XXXX checks were stolen from our financial advisors office. This account was closed on XX/XX/XXXX. XX/XX/XXXXmy credit union denied payment on a electric funds transfer to XXXX on XX/XX/XXXX for {$620.00} … Read more

First Data Corporation – CFPB Complaint ID 2830021

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-03-01T00:00:00 Product: Other debt Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: On XX/XX/XXXX, my gym locker door was pried off, and my checks and credit cards were stolen. Two checks were written on my account ( which was closed shortly after the theft … Read more

First Data Corporation – CFPB Complaint ID 2503640

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2017-06-08T00:00:00 Product: I do not know Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: I received a letter from TRS Recovery Service s Inc, c laiming I owed XXXX debts ( Reference numbers XXXX and XXXX ) for XXXX and XXXX respectively. They are … Read more