Penn Credit Corporation Debt Help

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Consumer Issues

There are 833 issues about Penn Credit Corporation

99%

Acceptable Response Time

Penn Credit Corporation responded to 830 consumer issues in a timely manner

182

Issues so far in 2018

182 issues through April 25th, 2019. There were 149 consumer issues in 2017.

Penn Credit Corporation Debt collection

There are 833 consumer issues related to Debt collection

Last Updated: April 25th, 2019

If you are dealing with debt collection attempts from Penn Credit Corporation, it is helpful to research their strategies.

We have archived 833 consumer complaints against Penn Credit Corporation, as reported by the CFPB. It is important to remember that these complaints are not verified, although they provide great debt negotiation strategy insight by seeing how Penn Credit Corporation deals with collecting debt from other consumers.

Should you want to file a complaint or speak to a debt help counselor, we are here for you.

Attempts to collect debt not owed

437 Filings

  • Debt is not mine: 302
  • Debt was already discharged in bankruptcy: 7
  • Debt was paid: 91
  • Debt was result of identity theft: 37

Debt Verification

132 Filings

  • Communications failed to disclose attempt to collect a debt: 7
  • Not enough info provided to verify debt: 84
  • Right to dispute debt notice not received: 41

False statements or representation

40 Filings

  • Attempted to collect wrong amount: 32
  • Impersonated an attorney or official: 1
  • Impersonated attorney, law enforcement, or government official: 3
  • Indicated committed crime not paying: 2
  • Indicated you were committing crime by not paying debt: 1
  • Told you not to respond to a lawsuit they filed against you: 1

Harrassing Communications

170 Filings

  • Called after sent written cease communications: 4
  • Called outside of 8am-9pm: 7
  • Frequent or repeated calls: 140
  • Threatened to take legal action: 3
  • Used obscene, profane, or other abusive language: 4
  • You told them to stop contacting you, but they keep trying: 12

Improper contact or info sharing

39 Filings

  • Contacted me after I asked not to: 12
  • Contacted me instead of my attorney: 1
  • Contacted my employer: 3
  • Talked to a third party about my debt: 23

Took or threatened negative or legal action

15 Filings

  • Collected or attempted to collect exempt funds: 1
  • Threatened arrest or jail if I do not pay: 2
  • Threatened or suggested your credit would be damaged: 8
  • Threatened to sue me for very old debt: 4

Penn Credit Corporation Debt Settlement

If you are experiencing financial hardship and are unable to make payments to Penn Credit Corporation, you may have the right to settle your debt for less than the full amount.

Penn Credit Corporation Debt Management

If you are experiencing financial hardship and burdened by fees and interest, you may qualify to enter your debt with Penn Credit Corporation into a debt management plan. The goal of a debt management plan, also known as credit counseling, is to repay the full amount with more beneficial terms to the consumer.

Debt collection / Other debt

I owned a rent house in XXXX XXXX, CA that was

Penn Credit Corporation Attempts to collect debt not owed / Debt is not mine

02/27/2019

I owned a rent house in XXXX XXXX, CA that was sold in XX/XX/2018. The water company, XXXX XXXX was paid what they were owed prior to my leaving the United States on XX/XX/2018 and I am now living in XXXX XXXX. The water company wrongly sent me to a collection agency for a debt I did not own when the service was for XXXX when I no longer owned

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Debt collection / Private student loan debt

For a couple of years now, Penn Credit Corporation

Penn Credit Corporation Attempts to collect debt not owed / Debt was paid

02/24/2019

For a couple of years now, Penn Credit Corporation out of Pennsylvania has been seeking compensation for a debt that has been settled. In XXXX, I left my previous college institution of XXXX XXXX University. I transferred to my current college institution in XXXX, which required a transfer of my official transcripts. After I left XXXX XXXX, I paid

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Debt collection / Unknown

I have been getting threatening calls on my cell

Penn Credit Corporation Attempts to collect debt not owed / Debt is not mine

02/21/2019

I have been getting threatening calls on my cell and home phones from XXXX XXXX XXXX for about 3 years. The person they are looking for has my same name, the Social Security number and date of birth is different than mine. I have explained this to them to no avail. The last call was XX/XX/20019 at XXXX XXXX. They call almost on a daily bases

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Debt collection / Other debt

Penn Credit Corp attempted to collect a debt that

Penn Credit Corporation False statements or representation / Attempted to collect wrong amount

02/19/2019

Penn Credit Corp attempted to collect a debt that has been paid in full with the City of XXXX XXXX. The amount that Penn Credit has placed on my credit report is incorrect and also paid in full. They claimed that this account was opened on XX/XX/2016 for the original debtor City of XXXX XXXX, GA. I have disputed this with the company as well as

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Debt collection / Other debt

On XXXX XXXX I sent a dispute letter to Penn

Penn Credit Corporation Attempts to collect debt not owed / Debt was result of identity theft

02/14/2019

On XXXX XXXX I sent a dispute letter to Penn Credit Corp in regards to innacurate information they were reporting on my credit report and demanded the four accounts be removed if they are unable to verify these accounts. 609 ( a ) ( 1 ) ( A ) the original creditor XXXX XXXX XXXX, and the collection agency Penn Credit Corp are required by federal

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Debt collection / Other debt

I received a letter from XXXX on XX/XX/2018

Penn Credit Corporation Attempts to collect debt not owed / Debt was result of identity theft

02/13/2019

I received a letter from XXXX on XX/XX/2018 stating I had a past due utility bill. The balanced owed is {$130.00}. I then pulled my credit report and saw this bill on my credit report. I filed a police report and contacted my monitoring service on how to handle this fraudulent account. I was told to send my documents to them and they would take

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