ED Magedson – Founder
ARA, Inc.P.O. Box 5002 Villa Park, Illinois USA
ARA, Inc. Stated I owe $5,775.06 to Fifth Third Bank Villa Park Illinois
Ref: ARA, Inc. Collection Agency
In July, 2013, I received a letter from ARA, Inc. stating I owed Fifth Third Bank $5,775.06 but is so old they could not collect or sue via a lawsuit. ARA states that if I pay them $179.00 within 60 days, the debt would be completed resolved and I would not continue receiving threatening letters from collection agencies.
I contacted Fifth Third Bank as I've never had an account with them. They verified with my name and SSN this was true and it was true. I contacted ARA with this and they said it shows up in my credit reports and I betterpay or else they will send out an agent to make the collection. I ignored their thereat, and during this period, I moved. Today, Dec 6th, 2013, I received another letter with my current address but this time, they want $279. [continued below]....
I realize this is a scam as verified by the bank. I would like to know who I could contact to report these crooks. Please call me or send email. Thankyou. I feel these sort of Rip-Off gangsters should be harshly dealt with and without delay. Reports on this Company (ARA, Inc.) have been going on too long.
Phone: (816) xxx-xxxx
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 12/06/2013 05:10 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/ARA-Inc/Villa-Park-Illinois-60181/ARA-Inc-Stated-I-owe-577506-to-Fifth-Third-Bank-Villa-Park-Illinois-1105013. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
If you would like to see more Rip-off Reports on this company/individual, search here:Search Tips
In order to assure the best results in your search:
Advertisers above have met our
strict standards for business conduct.