• Report: #354754

Complaint Review: MCM Midland Credit Management

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  • Submitted: Wed, July 23, 2008
  • Updated: Thu, October 23, 2008

  • Reported By:Allen Texas
MCM Midland Credit Management
PO Box 603 Oaks, Pennsylvania U.S.A.

MCM, Midland Credit Management Sent collection letter to 86 year old mother invalid $11,618.21 debt to "Beneficial" Mother changed to her name on AT&T phone and these letters started. Oaks,Or Los Angeles Pennsylvania and California

*Consumer Comment: MIDLAND IS CONSIDERED ONE OF THE ABSOLUTE WORST

*Consumer Comment: HERES UR MCM HELP

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Mother changed her A T & T phone name from her deceased husband, and she began receiving invalid letters for debts she or husband never owed

Her amount $11, 618.21 to "Beneficial". She is 86 and this has caused much anxiety, and needs to be stopped.

3 options 40% off, 20% off and monthly payments

There are other reports on this web site for this compnay. Those reports mentioned telephone calls and harassment at work and home. One report states invalid items reported to credit bureau. How can we stop this?

Charcarpjohn
Allen, Texas
U.S.A.

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#1 Consumer Comment

MIDLAND IS CONSIDERED ONE OF THE ABSOLUTE WORST

AUTHOR: Laurie - (U.S.A.)

http://budhibbs.com/debtcollectorpages/midland_credit_management.htm

This link will also help - Great information regarding how to handle these bottom feeders.

There are laws that MCM breaks regularly - you have rights and they hope you will not know them
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#2 Consumer Comment

HERES UR MCM HELP

AUTHOR: Abndaddy - (U.S.A.)

This should help Scott "AIRBORNE"

To Whom It May Concern:

This letter is being sent to you in response to receiving my first letter in the mail on march 12, 2008. Be advised that this is not a refusal to pay, but a notice sent pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 USC 1692g Sec. 809 (b) that your claim is disputed and validation is requested.

This is NOT a request for ?verification? or proof of my mailing address, but a request for VALIDATION made pursuant to the above named Title and Section. I respectfully request that your offices provide me with competent evidence that I have any legal obligation to pay you.

What do I need you to provide as the debt validation.
? What the money you say I owe is for;
? Explain and show me how you calculated what you say I owe;
? Provide me with copies of any papers that show I agreed to pay what you say I owe;
? Provide a verification or copy of any judgment if applicable;
? Identify the original creditor;
? Prove the Statute of Limitations has not expired on this account
? Show me that you are licensed to collect in my state
? Provide me with your license numbers and Registered Agent
? Proof that the collection company owns the debt/or has been assigned the debt. (Proof showing you are legally entitled to collect this particular debt from me.) This is basic contract law.
? 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..
? 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.

At this time I will also inform you that if your offices have reported invalidated information to any of the 3 major Credit Bureau's (Equifax, Experian or TransUnion) this action might constitute fraud under both Federal and State Laws. Due to this fact, if any negative mark is found on any of my credit reports by your company or the company that you represent

I will not hesitate in bringing legal action against you for the following:
? Violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act
? Violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
? Defamation of Character

If your offices are able to provide the proper documentation as requested in the following Declaration, I will require at least 30 days investigating this information and during such time all collection activity must cease and desist.

Also during this validation period, if any action is taken which could be considered detrimental to any of my credit reports, I will consult with my legal counsel for suit. This includes any listing or any information to a credit reporting repository that could be inaccurate or invalidated or verifying an account as accurate when in fact there is no provided proof that it is.

If your offices fail to respond to this validation request within 30 days from the date of your receipt, all references to this account must be deleted and completely removed from my credit file and a copy of such deletion request shall be sent to me immediately.

I would also like to request, in writing, that no telephone contact be made by your offices to my home or to my place of employment. If your offices attempt telephone communication with me, including but not limited to computer generated calls and calls or correspondence sent to or with any third parties, it will be considered harassment and I will have no choice but to file suit. All future communications with me MUST be done in writing and sent to the address noted in this letter by USPS.

It would be advisable that you assure that your records are in order before I am forced to take legal action. This is an attempt to correct your records; any information obtained shall be used for that purpose.

Best Regards,
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