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I Hate Debt Collectors

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    ...That's Why I Decided to Make a Film About Them

    I really just had enough of debt collectors.  So I hired a production crew, did three months of research, and am currently working on a feature length documentary exposing this industry for their questionable, unethical even illegal tatics. I would like to hear from other...
    rareform rareform 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 17, 2009

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    The Guardian For My Parents

    Basically I am their guardian not really when a unknown caller comes in or a 1-800 number comes in.  I answer the phone if they don't give me enough details i don't let them talk to my parents. Well my parents won't talk to them anyways. Ugh. I rather answer damn poison of a...
    AngelDragon999 AngelDragon999 18-21, F Sep 22, 2009

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    Portfolio Recovery Associates Facade -- And Their Ugly Reality

    Back in 2008 Portfolio Recovery Associates harassed me by telephone for two months. They demanded money, but despite my repeated demands, they would never tell me why they were pestering me. Later I learned that this was because the debt they were harassing me over lay far...
    rockyspikes rockyspikes 41-45 1 Response Sep 4, 2010

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    Having Nothing But Still Trying to Collect.....

    I really, really hate debt collectors......Even though i have either updated my information with them, or they have skip traced me thye already know that I have nothing available.  my boyfriend who is currently deployed has decided that he is going to help pay off almost all...
    rosemaria1520 rosemaria1520 22-25 May 5, 2009

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    Collectors

    I encourage everybody who has been burned by a debt collector to take action. There is a company in Wichita Kansas called United Management Associates and they have developed a nasty reputation. They are taking payments from consumers and in some cases may not be reporting all...
    generallaw generallaw 41-45 1 Response Jul 25, 2013

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    Collecting From Me When I Have Nothing

    I am frustrated.  Frustrated because, I know I am in debt, but because I was laid off and on top of it, a single parent of two (without child support coming in), I cannot pay back this debt as my finances are stretched thin and can only cover the basic needs of my...
    WhatMattersCannotBeSeen WhatMattersCannotBeSeen 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 30, 2009

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    Arguing With Strangers Is Fun...

    i have student loans that i can't pay right now. i graduated at the worst possible time of the last decade. we're still in a recession. it's so bad that i've applied at mcdonald's and they didn't even call me back. i went to school for graphic design, but everyone is cutting that...
    CreativeChaos CreativeChaos 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 10, 2011

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    I Used to Be a Debt Collector...

    But i never yelled at people and threatened to do bad things to them.  I would watch at times how some of my co workers would just annihilate some people's character.  I never saw the reason to yell at the debtors.  I remember having debtors who would send me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jan 20, 2009

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    No You Are Not Going To Jail For An Old Payday Loan

    I've had about ten calls in the past couple of days from clients who are victims of a huge scam. People are being called by scammers posing as debt collectors, or prosecutors, or governmental agencies. They are told they owe on an old payday loan and if they don't pay they will...
    AnnDroid7 AnnDroid7 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 22, 2012

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