Loans – Ombudsman tells debt collectors to verify Danske Bank loans
COPENHAGEN, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Debt amassing corporations should be sure that any money owed owed to Danske Bank are calculated accurately earlier than they begin amassing cash from debtors, the Danish shopper ombudsman mentioned on Thursday.
Final August, Danske Bank mentioned it had collected outdated or extreme money owed from greater than 100,000 clients attributable to IT system errors. The bank mentioned on the time this was “deeply regrettable” and it was reviewing all potential circumstances to make sure clients had been totally compensated. Ombudsman Christina Toftegaard Nielsen mentioned: “In the case of debt collection from Danske Bank, the debt collection company or law firm must, in our opinion, ensure that the claim is correctly calculated.”
Denmark’s monetary watchdog in September mentioned it was investigating how Danske Bank, Denmark’s greatest lender, had made the debt assortment errors.
Danske Bank declined to touch upon Thursday. (Reporting by Tim Barsoe. Enhancing by Jane Merriman)