Unfiltered Story #160172

, , | Unfiltered | August 20, 2019

Me: Good afternoon, thank you for calling [Company], my name is [my name]. How can I help you?
Customer: “Who runs your company out of North Carolina?”
Me: “Hold on one moment while I check on that for you.”
(I put her on hold, so she can’t hear me talk to my supervisor.)
Me: “There’s a Mrs. [Customer] asking who runs the company out of North Carolina?”
Supervisor: “Mrs. [Customer]?”
Me: “Well, she didn’t identify herself, but it’s on the caller ID.”
Coworker: “Did you say Mrs. [Customer]? She owes us money.”
Me: “Uh. What do I tell her? Doesn’t [Manager] run that office?”
Supervisor: “We’ve already transferred her case to [Admin]. Tell her to talk to [Admin].”
Me: *taking her off hold* “Thank you for holding, Mrs. [Name]. Your case is being handled by [Admin]; I can give you her contact information–”
Customer: “I don’t want to talk to [Admin]. And I don’t want to talk to [Manager]. I want to talk to whoever runs your company out of North Carolina.”
Me: “Ma’am, all I can tell you is that your point of contact is [Admin]. Again, I can give you her contact information–”
Customer: “I already have that. I want to be put in contact with whoever runs the company out of North Carolina.”
Me: “I’m sorry ma’am, your case is being handled by–”
Customer: “My attorneys will be handling it.” *click*
(I opened her file to make a case note; it turns out she owes us over 8,000 dollars. Also? Our company is run out of Chicago.)