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Old 01-13-2008, 07:53 AM
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Collection Agencies

Do you guys reccomend any specific company for collection? Thanks
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Old 01-13-2008, 10:30 AM
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yeah my cousin vinny down in Jersey, what ever you do dont miss your payments. lol
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Old 01-13-2008, 11:29 AM
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I would be interested in this info also, The company I use has not collected anything for me yet...


I can give you one that everyone will reccommend that I will say to stay away from. olddebts.com. They make you pre-pay, so you pay even if they don't collect, and they send 4 letters. Big Deal. A real collection company is paid only if they collect, and sends tons of letters and ,akes tons of phone calls until payment is collected. olddebts is kind of a rip off.
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Old 01-13-2008, 12:09 PM
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Collection Co's

We use:
www.olddebts.com
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www.unitedlegalrecovery.com
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Old 01-13-2008, 01:51 PM
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I have pretty good luck with old debts, took a few months but I got my money
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Old 01-13-2008, 02:13 PM
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I've had bad luck with olddebts.com. I think they're a waste of money.
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Old 01-14-2008, 10:09 PM
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We don't let it get beyond one application, unless I personally know the client.

We ......... don't service unless current.

We do our own collections, face to face.
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Old 01-14-2008, 11:07 PM
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We don't let it get beyond one application, unless I personally know the client.

We ......... don't service unless current.

We do our own collections, face to face.
I'm with ya! I don't let them get beyond 1 app behind unless they're an old customer I know will pay. They get a phone call and or a letter at 30 days past due. They get another letter at 45days. If I don't receive payment by 60 days I drop them like a bad habit.I don't have time to go to court and fight with people. I cut my losses. I'd much rather they be a headache for somebody else. So, I weed out the "chronic problems" along the way. There are a few that have balls that clank. When they call me and want me to come back. I usually tell them I require a prepayment check for any more service. That either straightens them out or sends them packing.
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Old 01-14-2008, 11:44 PM
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One more thing,.............I don't want somebody else representing our company.
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