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Subject:  Re: Question about debt collection call Date:  8/15/2013  5:19 PM
Author:  joelcorley Number:  307190 of 310650


You wrote, When I called them back they refused to provide more information without having me disclose my birthdate to them which I refused to do.

They claim to have sent me a letter which I never received which seems to be common practice looking on the internet about their practices.

They also misidentified my address in a very specific fashion that I managed to tie to one particular business (which is the only one that's ever misidentified the address in that way).

While I wouldn't give a DOB, it doesn't hurt to give them a corrected address. There is nothing they can do with that other than send annoying letters. (And serve you if the case were worth suing over ... despite wha