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Best process for removing inaccurate collections?

Hi, 2 questions please on removing inaccurate collections. 1. I understand you should first send a DV letter instead of disputing through CRAs is this correct? 2. On some of these collections I am fairly certain I did not receive dunning letters. Should I mention this in the first DV letter and request a copy of the initial dunning letter, or is it better to not mention this at first?

 

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Re: Best process for removing inaccurate collections?

send disputes directly to the creditors. 

 

Send them certified w/ return reciept.

 

That's your best method.

 

(Perhaps PFD, depending on your situations)

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Re: Best process for removing inaccurate collections?

+1.  Send your dispute first to the creditor.


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