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DV letter to Hayt, Hayt and Landau. What's my next move????

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Here is what I asked for:

What I need you to provide as the debt validation is as follows:
1. What the money you say I owe is for;
2. Explain and show me how you calculated what you say I owe;
3. Provide me with copies of any papers that show I agreed to pay what you say I owe;
4. Provide a verification or copy of any judgment if applicable;
5. Identify the original creditor;
6. Prove the Statute of Limitations has not expired on this account
7. Show me that you are licensed to collect in my state
8. Provide me with your license numbers and Registered Agent
9. Proof that the collection company owns the debt/or has been assigned the debt. (You are legally entitled to collect this particular debt from me.) This is basic contract law.
10. Complete payment history, starting with the original creditor. (I need to have proof of my payment history with original Creditor, what the amount of the debt was when the creditor assigned the debt to your company, and what fees/interest has been tacked on to this debt and how you/they determined these fees.) This requirement was established by the case Fields v. Wilber Law Firm, Donald L. Wilber and Kenneth Wilber, USCA-02-C-0072, 7th Circuit Court, Sept 2004..
11. Copy of the original signed loan agreement or credit card application. (My contract with the original creditor establishing the debt between us.) This is also basic contract law.

Here is what they sent me:

Principal $5k
Interest $600
Attorney fees $1K
Costs $200
Credits $0
Balance due $7K

This is NOT what I asked for. It's clear that they do not have validation of this debt. And they keep calling my job asking for a settlement. What is my next move here?

Send them another DV letter and explain that what they sent is not what you asked for. They are suppose to cease collections until this information is provided, you might want to mention that to them.

Sub: #1 posted on Mon, 07/28/2008 - 22:40


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