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GW Letter to MAF Collections

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Has anyone ever had any luck writing a goodwill letter to MAF Collections? I called today and asked for a medical collection to be removed and the rep told me I had to put my request in writing. Let me add that this was a $92 paid collection.


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Re: GW Letter to MAF Collections

That they said put it in writing is hopeful. Had they said Fly Off And Die, I would be less hopeful. Do GW them.
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Re: GW Letter to MAF Collections

I sent it as soon as I got off the phone with them!
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Noah_Bodie wrote:
That they said put it in writing is hopeful. Had they said Fly Off And Die, I would be less hopeful. Do GW them.



Well said.
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Re: GW Letter to MAF Collections

Any luck with the GW ltr to MAF?  I'm getting ready to do the same...
 
Thanks!
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Sorry I forgot to report back. MAF stood true to their word. They sent me a letter confirming our conversation and it has been deleted from ALL 3 credit bureaus!!!

HeidiBoo wrote:
Any luck with the GW ltr to MAF?  I'm getting ready to do the same...
 
Thanks!



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After several requests, MAF finally agreed to delete a $91 collection from Tampa Electric, which I paid back in April.  I'm so surprised they did this AFTER I paid it!!
 
Although Mr. Burke, the supervisor I spoke to, said that it was against the law to do that, he, "out of professional courtesy", would take care of it.  I didn't want to push my luck and ask him the code section that referred to the deletion being illegal, but it sure did cross my mind!
 
I wonder how long it usually takes to show up on my report?
 
Thanks MAF - although you "broke the law"...I won't tell the credit cops, promise!!
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Wonderful! I'm glad it worked out for you! Smiley Happy

HeidiBoo wrote:
After several requests, MAF finally agreed to delete a $91 collection from Tampa Electric, which I paid back in April.  I'm so surprised they did this AFTER I paid it!!
 
Although Mr. Burke, the supervisor I spoke to, said that it was against the law to do that, he, "out of professional courtesy", would take care of it.  I didn't want to push my luck and ask him the code section that referred to the deletion being illegal, but it sure did cross my mind!
 
I wonder how long it usually takes to show up on my report?
 
Thanks MAF - although you "broke the law"...I won't tell the credit cops, promise!!



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