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adio413
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Registered: ‎06-06-2012

when settling........

is there ANY way you can be sure &/or try to prevent a collection agency from selling your debt to someone else after you've already paid a settled amount with them?

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ah12345
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Registered: ‎06-13-2007

Re: when settling........

If you payed a collection try to get them to send you a confirmation that the account has been paid if another collection tries to collect on it you have proof that it was already paid and shouldn't have a problem getting it removed. Hope this helps


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XxRaVeNxX
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Re: when settling........

Not from I read...I was told, they can sell and attempt to collect the amount that you didn't pay...which is one reason, why people shouldn't settle accounts and pay in full...

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Re: when settling........

If they send you confirmation that the account will be fulfilled to terms, they can't come back after the remaining amounts.


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rootpooty
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Re: when settling........


Shogun wrote:

If they send you confirmation that the account will be fulfilled to terms, they can't come back after the remaining amounts.


+1

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Re: when settling........


adio413 wrote:

is there ANY way you can be sure &/or try to prevent a collection agency from selling your debt to someone else after you've already paid a settled amount with them?


 IME, I asked for a letter that stated our agreement and to included the words ....debt settled/considered Paid in Full.

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adio413
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Re: when settling........

thanks everyone..............


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