Verizon has reported me to the credit bureaus and has refused to provide proof of ownership for the account. I have NEVER been a Verizon customer! This is their response to my request for legal validation and verification:
“Our records show that the information reported is accurate. Please note that under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, a creditor collecting its own debts is not a “debt collector”. Any request for “debt validation” pursuant to Section 15 USC 1692g of the FDCP is therefore not applicable to Verizon. Verizon furnishes account status information for delinquent customers to the major credit reporting agencies.” As of now, only Transunion apparently feels that the"proof" Verizon supplied (none)was inadequate and has deleted this from my file.