AFS Acceptance


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Who is AFS Acceptance?

AFS Acceptance, LLC, which is now known as Credito Real USA Finance, LLC, is a company that specializes in subprime auto financing. They are based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Their business model focuses on providing auto loan services to both franchise and independent car dealers, often catering to customers who have lower credit scores. This means they often work with individuals who may have difficulty getting financing through traditional lenders due to their credit history.

If you see AFS Acceptance or Credito Real USA Finance listed on your credit report as a collections account, it likely means you have defaulted on an auto loan that was initially issued by them.

Is AFS Acceptance legit or a scam?

AFS Acceptance is a legitimate company. They are authorized to collect debts on behalf of their clients. However, if you are contacted by them regarding an alleged debt, you should take steps to verify the debt before making any payments.

How can I remove AFS Acceptance from my credit report?

Collections can hurt your credit score and stay on your credit report for up to seven years, even if you pay them. Paying the collection might even lower your credit score.

However, it is possible to remove a collection account from your credit history before seven years.

(Though debt collectors may not want this widely known, it’s your right to be informed.)

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Credito Real USA Finance, LLC / AFS Acceptance, LLC Contact Information


Credito Real USA Finance, LLC
1475 W. Cypress Creek Rd. Ste 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Phone number: (877) 576-2265

Should I contact or pay AFS Acceptance?

Before contacting a collection agency, verify that the debt is legitimate and accurately reported. Credit reports can contain errors or list debts that are no longer valid. Also, be aware that making payments on a debt can reset the clock and potentially harm your credit.

The most effective way to deal with AFS Acceptance is to work with a credit repair professional. They help remove millions of negative items every year from companies like AFS Acceptance on behalf of their clients.

Will AFS Acceptance sue me or garnish my wages?

AFS Acceptance (now known as Credito Real USA Finance), like other lenders and debt collectors, does have the authority to take legal action against borrowers who default on their loans. This could potentially include filing a lawsuit to recover the unpaid debt.

If the court rules in their favor and a judgment is issued against you, they may then be able to garnish your wages or levy your bank account, depending on the laws of your specific state. However, it’s worth noting that these actions are typically seen as last resort measures, and it’s generally in the interest of both parties to work out a payment plan or some form of settlement before it reaches this point.

AFS Acceptance, LLC Complaints

Many collection agencies have numerous complaints filed with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Better Business Bureau (BBB). Most consumer complaints are about inaccurate reporting, harassment, or failure to verify a debt. If you find yourself facing any of these situations with AFS Acceptance, you should also consider filing a complaint.

You have many consumer rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). These rights include disputing credit reporting errors and being treated fairly and respectfully by debt collectors.

Your Rights When Dealing with Credito Real USA Finance/AFS Acceptance

Debt collectors must follow state and federal laws. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) prohibits abusive, unfair, or deceptive practices and ensures your rights are protected:

  • It is a violation of federal law for AFS Acceptance to report inaccurate or incomplete information about you.
  • You have a legal right to request debt validation on an alleged debt. Send the collection agency a debt validation letter. They have 30 days to prove the debt is yours and the amount is accurate.
  • AFS Acceptance cannot threaten or harass you, call repeatedly, swear at you, or publicly publish a list of debtors.
  • AFS Acceptance must be honest about who they are and their purpose. They must notify you in writing and verbally that they are a debt collection agency.
  • AFS Acceptance cannot threaten to have you arrested or imprisoned for unpaid debts.

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