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rckstrscott
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Registered: ‎04-25-2011
United Collection Bureau (UCB) GW success

UCB has agreed to remove a paid collection account..

 

I sent a pretty standard GW letter, took about a month, 2 faxes and 2 regular letters

 

 

-scott

Starting FICO Score: 10/10: TU 498 | EQ: 502 Current FICO Score(lender pull): 05/12: TU: 722 | EQ: 712 | EX: 686
Collections Removed: Hunter Warfield, CBE Group, Merchants Credit Guide, EOS-CCA, Enhanced Recovery, Portfolio Recovery, UCB, American Collection Company, Medical Business Bureau, Jefferson Capital, Credit Portfolio Associates, FCO, LVNV, Convergent, Armor Systems
Other Negative Entries Removed:Plains Commerce CO, HSBC CO, 2008 Judgment Santander Reposession

Still Working On: Illinois Paid Tax Lien,
Positive Accounts:10/10: 0 | 07/12: 6 | Mortgage Closed 5/12, Macy's AMEX $3900, Citi/Home Depot $2000, Capital One Cash Rewards $1500, Capital One Secured $500, Credit One Bank $500. Total Utilization: 6%. AAoA: 1yr, 7mth. INQS: 8 TU, 8 EQ, 4 EX
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kbrance09
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Registered: ‎03-08-2011
Re: United Collection Bureau (UCB) GW success

UCB has agreed to remove a paid collection account.

 

May I ask how long this account was paid prior to you sending your GW request?

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rckstrscott
Posts: 2,659
Registered: ‎04-25-2011
Re: United Collection Bureau (UCB) GW success

kbrance09 wrote:

UCB has agreed to remove a paid collection account.

 

May I ask how long this account was paid prior to you sending your GW request?


Lets see; that was 18 months ago... I will check my files...

 

*checks files*

 

It was removed in about 3 weeks!

 

-scott

Starting FICO Score: 10/10: TU 498 | EQ: 502 Current FICO Score(lender pull): 05/12: TU: 722 | EQ: 712 | EX: 686
Collections Removed: Hunter Warfield, CBE Group, Merchants Credit Guide, EOS-CCA, Enhanced Recovery, Portfolio Recovery, UCB, American Collection Company, Medical Business Bureau, Jefferson Capital, Credit Portfolio Associates, FCO, LVNV, Convergent, Armor Systems
Other Negative Entries Removed:Plains Commerce CO, HSBC CO, 2008 Judgment Santander Reposession

Still Working On: Illinois Paid Tax Lien,
Positive Accounts:10/10: 0 | 07/12: 6 | Mortgage Closed 5/12, Macy's AMEX $3900, Citi/Home Depot $2000, Capital One Cash Rewards $1500, Capital One Secured $500, Credit One Bank $500. Total Utilization: 6%. AAoA: 1yr, 7mth. INQS: 8 TU, 8 EQ, 4 EX
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Epcot
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Re: United Collection Bureau (UCB) GW success
LOL. Scott, too funny! :smileyhappy:

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rckstrscott
Posts: 2,659
Registered: ‎04-25-2011
Re: United Collection Bureau (UCB) GW success

Epcot wrote:
LOL. Scott, too funny! :smileyhappy:

The funniest part is I wasn't lying ha

 

I have a external hard drive that has every single letter I have sent, every single letter recieved (scanned) and a database that has every single fact about every single account I dealt with.. It makes it easier to go back and help out; but also in the off chance I ever get into financial trouble again (lets hope not) I have all the contacts, and whatnot avail fast..

 

-scott

Starting FICO Score: 10/10: TU 498 | EQ: 502 Current FICO Score(lender pull): 05/12: TU: 722 | EQ: 712 | EX: 686
Collections Removed: Hunter Warfield, CBE Group, Merchants Credit Guide, EOS-CCA, Enhanced Recovery, Portfolio Recovery, UCB, American Collection Company, Medical Business Bureau, Jefferson Capital, Credit Portfolio Associates, FCO, LVNV, Convergent, Armor Systems
Other Negative Entries Removed:Plains Commerce CO, HSBC CO, 2008 Judgment Santander Reposession

Still Working On: Illinois Paid Tax Lien,
Positive Accounts:10/10: 0 | 07/12: 6 | Mortgage Closed 5/12, Macy's AMEX $3900, Citi/Home Depot $2000, Capital One Cash Rewards $1500, Capital One Secured $500, Credit One Bank $500. Total Utilization: 6%. AAoA: 1yr, 7mth. INQS: 8 TU, 8 EQ, 4 EX
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Shogun
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Re: United Collection Bureau (UCB) GW success

Nice file system.. 


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jlcoppag
Posts: 10
Registered: ‎05-29-2013
Re: United Collection Bureau (UCB) GW success

Hi Scott,

 

I currently have an account that is paid off with UCB. Could you PM me possibly the letter and address of where you send your GW letter. I am in the process of repairing my vredit and hoping to find the same success as you did with them.

 

Thanks,

Jlcoppag!

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C_DUBYA
Posts: 65
Registered: ‎08-13-2013
Re: United Collection Bureau (UCB) GW success

Very cool.  I have a debt that United no longer has and sent a letter to them just today to ask for removal.  Hope they are as nice.

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Current FICO December 13: EQ: 590 - EX: 621 - TU: 620
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rckstrscott
Posts: 2,659
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Re: United Collection Bureau (UCB) GW success

jlcoppag wrote:

Hi Scott,

 

I currently have an account that is paid off with UCB. Could you PM me possibly the letter and address of where you send your GW letter. I am in the process of repairing my vredit and hoping to find the same success as you did with them.

 

Thanks,

Jlcoppag!


No magic on this one, honestly.

 

I just used the address listed on the credit report and send a very standard GW letter asking for the removal.

 

Good luck!

 

-scott

Starting FICO Score: 10/10: TU 498 | EQ: 502 Current FICO Score(lender pull): 05/12: TU: 722 | EQ: 712 | EX: 686
Collections Removed: Hunter Warfield, CBE Group, Merchants Credit Guide, EOS-CCA, Enhanced Recovery, Portfolio Recovery, UCB, American Collection Company, Medical Business Bureau, Jefferson Capital, Credit Portfolio Associates, FCO, LVNV, Convergent, Armor Systems
Other Negative Entries Removed:Plains Commerce CO, HSBC CO, 2008 Judgment Santander Reposession

Still Working On: Illinois Paid Tax Lien,
Positive Accounts:10/10: 0 | 07/12: 6 | Mortgage Closed 5/12, Macy's AMEX $3900, Citi/Home Depot $2000, Capital One Cash Rewards $1500, Capital One Secured $500, Credit One Bank $500. Total Utilization: 6%. AAoA: 1yr, 7mth. INQS: 8 TU, 8 EQ, 4 EX
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jlcoppag
Posts: 10
Registered: ‎05-29-2013
Re: United Collection Bureau (UCB) GW success

rckstrscott wrote:

jlcoppag wrote:

Hi Scott,

 

I currently have an account that is paid off with UCB. Could you PM me possibly the letter and address of where you send your GW letter. I am in the process of repairing my vredit and hoping to find the same success as you did with them.

 

Thanks,

Jlcoppag!


No magic on this one, honestly.

 

I just used the address listed on the credit report and send a very standard GW letter asking for the removal.

 

Good luck!

 

-scott


Thanks.

I'll keep you posted!