Cont’d attempts collect debt not owed

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On XXXX/XXXX/XXXX I received a phone call from my payroll department stating that XXXX XXXX XXXX will be receiving a portion of my wages through a garnishment. I filed a complaint with the XXXX against XXXX for garnishing my wages for payment on a debt I have no knowledge of. In my complaint, I asked for the following to verify the debt : 1. Full original account number 2.Date original account opened 3. Any written agreement between myself & the original creditor stating that I agreed to pay the original debt. XXXX. Consumer address at which original account was opened 5. Date of 1st delinquency 6. Itemized calculation of alleged debtI received a response from XXXX ‘s attorney, XXXX XXXX, on XXXX/XXXX/XXXX stating that he had sent a letter with all of the above requested information, and stated that the debt was a defaulted Credit Card account issued by Wells Fargo Bank , N.A . He stated that the account was opened on XXXX XXXX, XXXX, and was charged off on XXXX XXXX, XXXX with a default balance of {$1500.00}.

I have several issues with the information provided in his response. 1. As of XXXX/XXXX/XXXX, I still have not received any documentation from XXXX XXXX or XXXX verifying the validity of this debt, as requested in my first correspondence with them, and as was stated by XXXX XXXX was mailed to me. 2. I have never had a credit card account with Wells Fargo Bank , N.A . 3. On XXXX XXXX, XXXX, I was XXXX YEARS OLD, and could not have legally signed a contract or opened a credit card account. ( My wife is also listed jointly on this account, and she would have been XXXX years old at the time it was opened. ) XXXX XXXX/XXXX/XXXX, I responded to XXXX XXXX stating my concerns and again stating I had not received any verification of the debt and therefore, believed the alleged debt to be invalid. At this time, XXXX had received {$800.00} from me, and I requested the money be returned to me and the judgment be dismissed or deemed satisfied.

On XXXX/XXXX/XXXX, I received a response from XXXX XXXX stating that XXXX believed the debt was mine, and would continue to garnish my wages. He directed me to call XXXX XXXX, an account XXXX, to discuss a resolution that would be satisfactory to both parties.

To date, XXXX has taken {$1800.00} from my paychecks. In the documentation provided to me by XXXX XXXX, the original debt was {$1500.00}. However, XXXX is garnishing my wages in excess of {$3900.00}. ( As stated by my payroll department. ) I do n’t believe this debt is mine, but I am being forced to pay it!

I do n’t believe I can resolve this without help. My first attempt to resolve this through the BBB was unsuccessful. I am hopeful the CFPB has the resources to get to the bottom of this and help me!

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