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Fri, Apr 3, 2020 5:43 PM

payoff old account

I want to payoff an account from 2015. The collection agency number has not picked up.

Account Info

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Account number

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Collection opened

Sep 29, 2015

Account type

Collection Department / Agency / Attorney

Balance

Loan Amount

$56

$56

Payment Info

Original loan amount

$56

Balance

$56

Updated on

Sep 01, 2015

Contact

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JACKSONVILLE, FL32256

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OttoPylot

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2 months ago

Sheesh! This is a public forum so questions like that can not be answered here. You need to take it up with the collection agency. And please don't post private information publically. 2015?

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10.7K Messages

2 months ago

at&t has no legal authority or information on your account, when its sold all records of your account are purged certainly after 5 years, the colection agency is your only contact here.

Now let me give you a few words of advice on credit as ive made the same mistake before

your account has been on your credit report for 5 years and slated to drop off in 2 years, if you pay the debt, there are 2 things that will happen

1) it will ony change from an outstanding balance to paid but still a bad debt which is slightly better than unpaid, 0 to 1 point increase in your score

2) and the most important, the 5 year clock will start back to 0 from the last activity on the debt making it stay on your credit 7 years from the date you pay it.

my advice is let it drop off in 2 years or possibly less depending on the state you live in.

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