Wakefield & Associates Debt Help

718

Consumer Issues

There are 718 issues about Wakefield & Associates

94%

Acceptable Response Time

Wakefield & Associates responded to 675 consumer issues in a timely manner

217

Issues so far in 2018

217 issues through April 25th, 2019. There were 205 consumer issues in 2017.

Wakefield & Associates Debt collection

There are 718 consumer issues related to Debt collection

Last Updated: April 25th, 2019

If you are dealing with debt collection attempts from Wakefield & Associates, it is helpful to research their strategies.

We have archived 718 consumer complaints against Wakefield & Associates, 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 Wakefield & Associates 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

295 Filings

  • Debt is not mine: 176
  • Debt was already discharged in bankruptcy: 10
  • Debt was paid: 77
  • Debt was result of identity theft: 32

Debt Verification

218 Filings

  • Communications failed to disclose attempt to collect a debt: 9
  • Not enough info provided to verify debt: 138
  • Right to dispute debt notice not received: 71

False statements or representation

58 Filings

  • Attempted to collect wrong amount: 50
  • Impersonated attorney, law enforcement, or government official: 3
  • Indicated committed crime not paying: 1
  • Indicated shouldn't respond to lawsuit: 1
  • Indicated you were committing crime by not paying debt: 1
  • Told you not to respond to a lawsuit they filed against you: 2

Harrassing Communications

92 Filings

  • Called after sent written cease communications: 5
  • Frequent or repeated calls: 47
  • Threatened to take legal action: 7
  • Used obscene, profane, or other abusive language: 5
  • You told them to stop contacting you, but they keep trying: 28

Improper contact or info sharing

22 Filings

  • Contacted me after I asked not to: 3
  • Contacted me instead of my attorney: 2
  • Contacted my employer: 3
  • Talked to a third party about my debt: 14

Took or threatened negative or legal action

33 Filings

  • Collected or attempted to collect exempt funds: 2
  • Seized or attempted to seize my property: 2
  • Sued you in a state where you do not live or did not sign for the debt: 2
  • Sued you without properly notifying you of lawsuit: 3
  • Threatened arrest or jail if I do not pay: 4
  • Threatened or suggested your credit would be damaged: 16
  • Threatened to sue me for very old debt: 4

Wakefield & Associates Debt Settlement

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

Wakefield & Associates Debt Management

If you are experiencing financial hardship and burdened by fees and interest, you may qualify to enter your debt with Wakefield & Associates 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 / Medical debt

I checked my credit report and seen Wakefield And

Wakefield & Associates Attempts to collect debt not owed / Debt is not mine

02/21/2019

I checked my credit report and seen Wakefield And Associates on my report. I called and tried to resolve the issue and no one had gotten back to me. I have had a medical card since birth. My medical bill 's are covered with that yet this company is saying i owe. I would like help to get this off of my credit. The information is : Date. XXXX

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Debt collection / Medical debt

To whom it may concern I am filling a complaint

02/19/2019

To whom it may concern I am filling a complaint against XXXX XXXX XXXX. Before the harassment began they never read me my mini Miranda right provided by the fair trade act nor told me I could dispute the collection account. After nearly two years of harassing phone calls and mail they finally stopped contacting me but now Im calling them to try to

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Debt collection / Medical debt

This debt was the result of identity. I do not

Wakefield & Associates Attempts to collect debt not owed / Debt was result of identity theft

02/16/2019

This debt was the result of identity. I do not live in XXXX MI I am a resident of XXXX TX. I have a relative that has a substance abuse problem who uses my identity without my permission. the collection agency will not remove this debt and will not send me documentation that this is my debt. they rely on a third party form to verify the debt.

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Debt collection / Medical debt

I received a notice from Wakefield & Associates in

02/12/2019

I received a notice from Wakefield & Associates in regards to an account with XXXX XXXX XXXX. First, I have never heard of XXXX XXXX, nor do I know what this is in regards to. This letter ( also included with this complaint as Document 1 ) does not state what product or services were given ; only information is a date and amount. At this point I

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Debt collection / Medical debt

I was injured in an accident in 2016 and went to

Wakefield & Associates Harrassing Communications / Frequent or repeated calls

02/07/2019

I was injured in an accident in 2016 and went to the hospital. I didn't have my insurance card on me at the time so originally the hospital didn't get insurance information. However, I gave it to them immediately after. Somehow, Wakefield and Associates was given my information immediately after that accident and before I got my insurance

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Debt collection / Medical debt

On XX/XX/XXXX my wife and I got a letter in the

Wakefield & Associates Attempts to collect debt not owed / Debt was paid

02/02/2019

On XX/XX/XXXX my wife and I got a letter in the mail from Wakefield and Associates claiming that they were collecting on a debt from XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX for {$110.00} ( by the way the real debt was actually {$110.00} ). This debt was paid on XX/XX/XXXX 2 days before it was sent to collection and I called to tell them that. I also told them to

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Debt collection / Medical debt

I have received multiple calls regarding medical

01/29/2019

I have received multiple calls regarding medical Debt. I am under age but currently do not live with my parents.I have stated to the collection company multiple times, not to contact me and to reach out to my parents. They continuously continue to call my personal cell phone number in attempt to collect debt. I spoke with them today XX/XX/2019 and

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Debt collection / Medical debt

I would like to submit a complaint regarding the

01/25/2019

I would like to submit a complaint regarding the unfair and abusive fees assessed to make a payment on the debt owed. The company is charging a {$5.00} fee to make a payment via debit or credit card. This fee is also assessed if making the payment for a medical debt via a health savings account. The fee is unreasonable as it does not reflect the

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