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  1. Recently I sent a validation letter to NCB Collection Agency. Here is their response... "We have received your dispute notice concerning your account with us. After conducting an investigation, we have been unable to substantiate the allegations in your dispute. Should you have additional relevant information or documentation not previously submitted, please mail these items to us along with your name, address and account number at the address listed below as soon as possible. Sincerely, NCB Dispute Investigation Department" What does this mean? Is this a failure
  2. Hi, Please see below for details of a suit by Midland Funding that my husband and I are dealing with in NYC. We would not be able to pay the full amount and certainly not the attorney costs on top of it. Based on what I've read, it seems like our best opportunity here is to get them to come to the table and try to settle with us. Any advice for making that happen is much appreciated. In meantime, we have made a discovery request in order to ensure they have proof of their purchase (since I've already read that many times, they do not have it available.) TY for any advice here.
  3. I received in the mail early this month paperwork regarding a consumer credit collection complaint case being filed against me by collection agency Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC and I have no idea what to do. Below is what I found when I looked the case up online. What should my next step be?? Viewed Date Action Text Disposition Image 10/15/2019 7:00 AM DEPT. 33 CLERK'S TICKLER ON CONS
  4. Hello, I am being pursued (one letter, one voice mail) by a collection agency in CA called Cedar Financial. The bill is for about $1700 from medical services provider that my adult son must have used. My son and I have been estranged for almost two years (he turned 18 this past April). He lives with his mother in CA while I live in VA outside Wash, DC. Neither he nor his mother (with whom I have been divorced for 4 years) communicate with me. I had no participation in the medical transaction, and know nothing of the services provided. The date of service if from after his 18th birthday. W
  5. i have a $1,500 close collection account. the original creditor was verizon wireless, it is indeed my debt so is it necessary to validate the debt or can i just skip ahead to contacting the collection agency requesting a settlement of hopefully 25% or even less of it? i wanted to ask them if they could work with me in hopes that if they honor a affordable settlement will they promise to remove it. i honestly let my family member get service and they basically left me with this ridiculous debt that really hurt my credit. Date of First Delinquency Dec 01, 2013 and here we are May 2017 i st
  6. Hi guys, I previously posted about two collections I have with PRA regarding credit card debts and was directed to speak a lawyer here in TN. I was given the advice to dispute the collections with the CRAs and once they reply to notify him Well it has been almost five days since I notified him of the results and I have not been given a reply. At this point I feel like trying to fight it is not worth it. I fear getting sued and then not being able to find a attorney to fight it and getting a judgement. Can anyone provide any advice on how I should approach PRA? I have filed a disput
  7. Hi everyone, I am new to the board and this is my first post. I am looking for some advice on how to proceed with two debts being collected on by Portfolio Recovery Associates. The first debt was originally owned by HSBC before they were bought by Capital One and the account balance is $1,900. The last payment was made sometime during 2013 and was later charged off. The other debt was originally owned by Comenity Bank, the last payment was also in 2013 before it was charged off and the balance is $1,400. I was not aware of what the debts were at first so I sent a debt validation letter to
  8. I am a victim of identity theft, and I have reported to the police & FTC. Thanks to the advice given by members on here, I have been able to resolve quite a few fraudulent accounts & collections (approx. 20 to date). There is 1 CA that continues to report fraudulent collections, and they threaten to report more. I have had 7 collections removed that Commonwealth Financial Systems have placed on my credit reports due to failure to verify when disputed with the CRA's. After failing to verify with 1 bureau, they turned around and reported the same collection to another bureau. So the
  9. Hi Everyone, This is my first post. I've done some research on the site, but wanted to get some feedback on my specific situation. I purchased a home with my wife in Palm Beach county, FL, in October 2015. We have two HOA's that manage our community. We found out in March of 2016, that there were back due HOA fees from the prior owner (this hadn't been revealed to us in closing), and in contacting the title company, found that they had been communicating with the collections agency that was managing the accounts. The title company sent us their correspondence, as well as the estoppels a
  10. Not sure what the correct group to post this is because it could go anywhere.... I'll apologize in advance for being overly wordy(i ramble lol). Ok, So here's the details: I'm 31 years old, had great credit in my early 20s, then got involved with substance abuse - long story short got addicted to pain medication thanks to an injury as a result from an accident and ended up being a straight up "junkie" - vehicle ended up repod, got divorced, racked up some CC debts, various cable bills/cell phone plans, a major hospital bill, and other debts, and basically skipped out on all of em for years. Th
  11. I'm attempting to clean up my debt rather than declare Bk, and I recently pulled my credit report and found an that a CA is reporting an old debt as current almost monthly. The date of my last payment was in 1/2010. The debt originated at a sporting goods store in Montana where I applied for a credit card. I was in Montana on a temporary work assignment, but lived in Arizona. I have since moved to North Carolina. The SOL in each state is as follows: Arizona (Where I lived at the time I got the card): 6 years (Changed in 2011), but was 3 when I entered into the contract (2009), as well as w
  12. Hello all, I had medications on May 2014 and it was supposed to be covered by workers compensation as sprained my ankle at work. I also had my personal health insurance on file. After receiving medications, i had to move out from the address (was in that address until August 2014 - not received a single bill or notification about anything). On April 24 2015, i ran a credit report check and found that there is a collection account for an $xxx amount which was initially reported in Feb 2015. So i called in the CA to get the break-up of the bill & they said the medical debt has been ass
  13. Hi I am new here and I have tried looking for anything that has to do with the NYC Marshals but to no avail. Hoping someone can help me in my situation which is: I'm a single middle aged woman who lives alone in NYC and works a not so great paying job. Just recently last week the marshal started garnishing my wages. They are taking 10%of my gross which comes to be about $97. Working a new job that i just started in December 2014, that pays $12/hour. With my pre-tax medical and 401 taken out I'm coming home with a $600 check every 2 weeks. I have finally said to myself I have to pay off all m
  14. I pulled my credit report and saw that Verizon has placed that I owe them $395 from when I left them in April 2013. It was a surprise to me; I thought I had paid them in full. I can't find records of where I did pay them, so, perhaps I do owe the money. I haven't had a blemish on my credit for a long, long time. This is the only bad thing on my report in 7 years. I don't recall owing them this much; I believe it was $325 when I closed the account and I thought I paid it. Never the less, if I'm wrong ,and I did owe them and didn't pay it, I never got any notice of it before now! I haven't mo
  15. Hi, I fell behind in court ordered payments to a collection agency. I called this collection agency to see if I could pay all I owe them now at this point in time to bring the account current, only to find that since the last time I had paid this collection agency, they had transferred my account to another collection agency! I have not received any notification that this transfer had taken place. I have not received any late notices on payments, nothing regarding this matter from this current collection agency holding this debt. This has been since 10 months ago. What do I do now? What
  16. Greetings, I won't bore you with all of the details of 7 of the 8 collection accounts I found in my credit reports when I begain this adventure on May 12, 2014 or so, but I'll include a link to a post where I'm documenting my victories one at a time here..... http://www.creditinfocenter.com/community/topic/323902-successfully-paid-3-original-creditors-in-full-but-ca-accounts-still-showing/#entry1298069 I read more than a few posts regarding the ethical duty to pay debts that are legitimate as opposed to trying to simply trying to not pay monies that we owe,.and felt compelled to pay the
  17. Okay, in 2010 I left an apartment and the apartment complex alleged that I had $300 worth of damages. Before I could pay the amount in full it was placed with a collection agency- National Credit Systems. I made automatic draft payment arrangement with them and I believe that the full amount was satisfied. Years later I noticed an entry on my credit report for a balance of $160. I disputed but it came back verified. I don't then nor now believe that this money is owed. I contacted the original creditor and they sent me something in writing as well as left a voicemail saying that this debt
  18. Last month I made a written offer to settle a debt claimed that I owe by Credit Control, a collection agency acting on behalf of JH Portfolio Debt Equities, a JDB that had apparently purchased debt from a charged off Chase account. I received a response in writing from Credit Control stating that they were authorized to agree to my offer and that once my payments were complete, the account would be settled in full. They also sent me the complete agreed upon payment schedule and stated that my first payment must be received "on or before" November 29th by check, check by phone, debit or cre
  19. I have 5 Collection Agencies on my credit report. Should I just send out a dept validation letter to each one to get things rolling?
  20. I am posting for a co-worker. She was in the hospital for kidney infection while pregenant. The bill was $28,000 and insurance only covered 90%. She tried to work it out with the Hospital but they got rid of the Debt and now PISA is sending her the bill. They called her and told her that they were collecting the debt and she needed to pay it off immediatly. They also informed her that she could just use her Credit card that has $XXXXX creidt available on it. She told them no and has sent off at least 2 $100 checks to them. I informed her to stop what she was doing and I would get her som
  21. okay heres a fun one. I had one account with midland funding in arbitration and one account with MCM that had sat for 3 years that I disputed and tried to get removed via the CRA's and directly with them. MCM never responded to my dv requests. I applied for a mortgage but got denied till I got rid of the above "collection" accounts I sat on it for a day and decided to settle. Needed the house and couldn't afford to sit through Oregon's laughable arbitration (since it was after my closing date ) just so I could go back to court again. I settled with Midland funding for 1/7 of the
  22. Another Law Firm, Weltman, Weinberg & Reis is attempting to collect on a repossessed RV with the original creditor being US Bank. This is the 3rd attempt to collect on the debt, dating back to June, 2009. The debt has been charged off per my credit report. The type of contract was a "Retail Installment Sale Contract." I live in California and I believe the SOL is 4 years from the last payment, which was June, 2008. I have followed the Debt Validation strategy for the previous two attempts and the CA's ceased attempts to collect. For the current CA, I sent the initial DV letter and the
  23. Hi, This is the first time I have posted here. I had a debt turned over to a collection agency called CPS Security in San Antonio. The debt is for some purchases made on the easy pay type plans offered by shopping channels, where they bill your credit card each month for x number of payments. Due to just about everything in my life going wrong all at the same time, suddenly out of the blue, starting with a car wreck and going way down hill from there, my credit card became maxed out and my savings were depleted so when they attempted to make the future payments these were declined. Please don'
  24. Hi, i'm new to this forum and i'm in desperate need of help! I've been served by the Main Street Acquisition Corp who's predecessor in interest is HSBC Bank Nevada.The summons was filed by Nelson & Kennard, Robert Scott Kennard, S.B.N. 117017 who is representing Main Street Acquisition. I've researched online about Main Street Acquisition and they are a collection agency that buys debt and sues the people. I searched online on how to respond to the summons and read articles saying to write a letter (below is the letter I wrote to respond to the summons) to request for documentations to p
  25. Hi, i'm new to this forum and i'm in desperate need of help! I've been served by the Main Street Acquisition Corp who's predecessor in interest is HSBC Bank Nevada.The summons was filed by Nelson & Kennard, Robert Scott Kennard, S.B.N. 117017 who is representing Main Street Acquisition. I've researched online about Main Street Acquisition and they are a collection agency that buys debt and sues the people. I searched online on how to respond to the summons and read articles saying to write a letter (below is the letter I wrote to respond to the summons) to request for documentations to p