Collection Agency bothering me after 17 years filing bankruptcy..
October 18th, 2012 by Questions
I filed bankruptcy about 17 yeaqrs ago, all creditors came except for a bank , they have been sending this bill to different collection agencies about every 2 to 3 years since then, am I obligated to pay them
Posted from: British Columbia
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October 18, 2012 at 8:29 pm, A licensed trustee said:
We hear this type of horror story once or twice a year about old debts that keep coming back. The place to attack the problem is at the source – the company that you originally owed money to. If the debt was included in a bankruptcy then you should have no legal obligation to repay it. If it keeps popping up it is because it is likely included in a block of old accounts that keeps getting sold and resold to collectors. Hire a lawyer, have them send a “cease and desist or take me to Court” letter. If you are harassed after that you can sue the company…