Re: CA is reporting "new collections" ever 2 weeks.
I believe a PFD would be the way to go. If ATT has sold the debt, then they do not have any claim or control of said debt. You will need to deal directly with the CA. I would send them a friendly PFD letter and see what they respond back with.
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