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How to beat JPMCB card

Dena Standley | July 31, 2023

Dena Standley
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Dena Standley is a seasoned paralegal with more than 20 years of experience in legal research and writing, having received a certification as a Legal Assistant/Paralegal from Southern Technical College.

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Summary: When JPMCB contacts you about a debt, it's important to act fast. If you've already been sued by JPMCB, SoloSuit can help you draft an Answer to the lawsuit, settle your debt before going to court, and push the case out of court and into arbitration.

The sight of an unknown credit account on your credit report can be very unsettling. Even more worrying is the thought that it could be ruining your credit score, or worse, a case of fraud. So it's understandable to be concerned about a JPMCB account on your report.

JPMCB, which stands for JPMorgan Chase Bank, is the credit card provider arm of JPMorgan Chase & Co. The company was created in December 2000 when JPMorgan & Co merged with Chase Manhattan. They offer a variety of credit cards and other financial services. Listed below are answers to questions related to JPMCB.

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Why is JPMCB on my credit report?

If you have a Chase credit card, or you recently applied for one, you should expect a JPMCB account on your report. You will also have JPMCB on your report if a family member lists you as an authorized user of their Chase credit card.

If, at first, you are not sure if you have a Chase Bank credit card, recheck your wallet. Not all JPMCB credit cards are Chase branded. Additionally, the bank keeps introducing new cards into the market. JPMCB accounts are associated with having any of the following credit cards:

  • Slate Edge℠ credit card
  • Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card
  • Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card
  • Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card
  • United℠ Explorer Card
  • United Quest℠ Card
  • United Gateway℠ Credit Card
  • United Club℠ Infinite Card
  • United℠ Business Card
  • Aeroplan® Card
  • British Airways Visa Signature® card
  • Aer Lingus Visa Signature® card
  • World of Hyatt Business Card
  • Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Business Credit Card
  • Southwest Rapid Rewards Performance Business Credit Card
  • Ink Business Preferred® Credit Card
  • Ink Business® Credit Card
  • Ink Business Unlimited® Credit Card
  • Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature Card
  • Starbucks® Reward Visa® Card
  • IHG® Rewards Club Traveler Credit Card
  • IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card
  • Disney® Visa® Card
  • Disney® Premier Visa® Card
  • World of Hyatt Credit Card
  • Marriott Bonvoy Bold® credit card
  • Marriott Bonvoy Boundless® credit card
  • Iberia Visa Signature® card

What effect does JPMCB have on my credit score?

Having a JPMCB has different repercussions based on the type of entry. The account may appear due to a hard or soft inquiry.

Soft inquiries don't affect your credit score. On the other hand, hard inquiries affect your credit and stay on your report for up to two years. So even if you haven't applied for a credit card in the past year, you will still see a JPMCB account in your report until the two years lapses since you applied

If you see an unauthorized inquiry on your credit report, you need to have that investigated and deleted as soon as possible. Here's how.

How can I remove JPMCB hard inquiries from my credit report?

Here are three easy steps to getting JPMCB's hard inquiries removed from your report.

Check with the company that pulled your credit

If JPMorgan Chase Bank pulled your credit report and you don't recall authorizing the inquiry, ask the company to confirm that you did. If the company cannot prove that you authorized an inquiry, ask them to delete it from your report as it hurts your credit score.

Remember that applying for a credit card gives JPMCB the authority to pull your full credit report. So be sure that you sent no such application before disputing the entry with the company.

Report fraud to the FTC

JPMorgan Chase Bank sometimes appears on your report because someone illegally used your identity to open an account with the bank. Whenever you suspect that to be the case, report the issue immediately to the FTC on the identity theft website.

You should also report unrecognized authorized user permissions. Being an authorized user of a loved one's credit card affects your credit report. You are not required to make payments for the card. However, late payments and accounts in collections affect your score negatively.

Ensure that you only remain an authorized user for credit cards whose owners are responsible enough to make their payments and not ruin your credit. If you don't recognize the cardholder, report the matter to the company and ask that you be removed as an authorized user.

Other times, an "authorized user" alert may be an error easily fixed by giving JPMorgan Chase Bank a call. It's not unheard of for consumers to receive false alerts, as happened during the merging and renaming of the company. You can reach the JPMCB at:

P.O. Box 15298,
Wilmington, DE 19850.
Phone: 1-800-935-9935

Dispute unauthorized hard inquiries with the credit bureaus

If you are sure you never authorized an inquiry on your credit, dispute the inquiry with the bureau(s) involved.All credit bureaus are required to investigate and delete unauthorized credit pulls from your report.

Regularly checking your credit report for mistakes is good practice. According to an FTC study, five percent of American consumers have an error on their report that may affect their credit score. A credit report is available to you every 12 months for free from all the major credit bureaus. Get your free report at Annual Credit Report.

How do I win a lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase Bank?

Chase prefers to sue consumers rather than sell debts to third parties. Even when you receive a court Summons, you still have time to redeem yourself. Here are some steps you can take:

  • Respond promptly to prevent a default judgment
  • Offer a settlement
  • File a Motion to Compel Arbitration

Now, let's break it down.

Respond promptly to avoid a judgment

Resist the temptation to ignore a court Summons. If you don't respond within the required time (14-30 days, depending on which state you live in), the court will issue a default judgment. A default judgment requires that you pay the debt in full and could even result in wage garnishment or liens on your property.

The first step to beating JPMCB in court is to file a written Answer into the case. The advantage of SoloSuit's Answer is that it's fast. An attorney also reviews your Answer before SoloSuit files it for you. Don't forget to send a copy to JPMCB's lawyer. If you follow the steps carefully in making your Answer, you have a high chance of winning against JPMorgan Chase Bank

Watch the following video to learn more about how to respond to a debt lawsuit against JPMCB:

Offer to settle out of court

You can avoid the intimidating court hearings by requesting JPMorgan Chase Bank to settle out of court. After sending your Answer, start the settlement negotiation process by sending a free offer with SoloSettle.

If successful, you pay much less than the face value of the debt, and the court case gets dismissed. You can offer to make a one-time lump sum payment, or you may settle for a workout agreement. Whichever the case, you will save yourself the headache that comes with court hearings and a possible judgment. Watch the following video for tips on reaching a settlement that works best for you:

File a Motion to Compel Arbitration

The Motion to Compel Arbitration comes in handy if your credit card account has an arbitration clause in it. If you feel intimidated about going to court, filing this type of motion gives you another option. It can kick the case out of court, and instead, it will be handled through arbitration (no judge, no jury).

Arbitration often costs JPMCB and other debt collectors a lot of money, and most would rather dismiss the case than continue with the arbitration process. It's usually less formal than going to court, which makes the whole experience less stressful. To learn more about arbitration, check out this video:

JPMCB doesn't have the greatest reviews

If you are still wondering, yes, JPMorgan Chase Bank is legitimate and has been in business for decades. The original institute has been active for almost two centuries. However, it's not BBB accredited and has a BBB customer review of 1.1 out of 5 stars out of an average of 395 customer reviews, so you are not alone if you have a complaint against them. Additionally, nearly 1,500 complaints have been filed against JPMCB in the last year alone.

There's always a way out when dealing with Chase Bank. You can remove hard credit checks from your card and avoid a lawsuit by JPMCB. Through SoloSuit, you can beat JPMorgan by disputing unauthorized hard inquiries and filing an Answer to lawsuits promptly.

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