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Registered: ‎01-28-2010
Re: Paid Off Collection, Score Went Down


In some cases I believe that yes, paying a collection can lower your FICO score.   I think it has something to do with one of the dates being updated to make the collection appear more recent.    


Have you asked them to GW remove the collection ?

March2010 FICO® ~ 695 TU, 653 EQ, 697 EX