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Debt Recovery Specialists

Address:

1601 William Way Ste D
Mount Vernon, WA 98273-2500

Contact Them:

Phone: (360) 428-8159
Fax: (360) 416-0467

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Fact: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, it is unlawful for a collection agency to continue on with any collection efforts until a debt is validated, if you have requested validation.

Many Americans like you are being contacted by collection agencies who are trying to get payments on defaulted accounts they have acquired or been assigned. Even though you may owe a debt, you still have rights.

You should dispute the debt in writing if you feel as if the dollar amount the collection agency is requesting is inaccurate, if you feel the debt is not owed or if you feel the debt is fraudulent. You can send a letter to the collection agency within thirty days of first being notified of the collection. You should send this letter via certified mail so that you can prove that they received it. In response to your dispute, the collection agency must cease collection activity until they send you some sort of validation of the alleged debt. They can resume their collection efforts again once they produce proof of your debt.

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) regulates what debt collection agencies may and may not do. There are many things collection agencies cannot do or say when contacting you. Collection agencies may not:

  • use abusive or obscene language;
  • call before 8am or after 9pm;
  • call you repeatedly;
  • call you at work, if they know that your employer does not permit personal calls;
  • contact any third party and state that you owe a debt;
  • threaten to have you arrested or imprisoned.

    If any of these things occur, your best option is to consult with a consumer protection attorney.

  • 2 Comments

    1. Anne G. on May 28, 2015 at 9:40 pm

      Pulled my credit report and an account in collections from Debt Recovery Solutions with original creditor California Check Cashing for $282. My credit score went down 51 points because of Debt Recovery Solutions reporting this inaccurate account. Credit bureaus will not remove despite the fact that it’s not mine.

    2. [anonymous] on June 30, 2015 at 8:29 pm

      Debt Recovery Specialists keeps calling me from 4055550199 and 8889127923. I do not owe any debt to Debt Recovery Specialists. Ms. Abbott from Debt Recovery Specialists leaves a prerecorded message saying to please call back because it’s urgent.

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