- Report: #472239
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Complaint Review: Midland Credit Management Inc
Midland Credit Management IncDept 8870 Los Angeles, California U.S.A.
Midland Credit Management Inc What is going on with this company and is there any help Los Angeles California
*Consumer Suggestion: Limitations on collecting
*Consumer Comment: Midland is one of the known worst collectors...
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I then got a notice from a collection agency stating she owed $170.00. I called and requested copies of the statements and informed them I had paid the account in full.
When I recieved the statements they showed my paying off the account. Then showing on the statement the next day was a pay by phone fee of $10.00. I was not told of this charge when I spoke with the company on the phone to pay the balance off. I sent the company a letter along with all the documents showing the balance had been paid off and if there was a charge it should have been disclosed to me at the time. I did not hear from them after that.
Fast forward 4 years and now I get a letter from Midland collecting $170.00 for this account. I called Larry from Midland stating that this had been resolved with the company and I would fax them all my documents along with a copy of the power of attorney I have for my child. Now I am getting calls at work and at home and they are just asking for my child, like they are a long lost friend and when I say they are not home they just hang up.
Does anyone have a similar situation? How can you be charged a pay by phone fee without that being disclosed when you pay by phone? Who is to say that the charge was not going to be $1000.00?
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 07/22/2009 11:21 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Midland-Credit-Management-Inc/Los-Angeles-California-90084/Midland-Credit-Management-Inc-What-is-going-on-with-this-company-and-is-there-any-help-Los-472239. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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