Received a bill from Northland group a collection agency saying in the mail saying I owe another collection agency $1120.33 for a bill I owed for Nyseg..I never had Nyseg In my life and Why would a collection agency have another collection agency contact me about a bill that is not for real?..I do not owe this money and Am tired of both Pinnacle and Northland group collection agencies calling me and sending me false bills in the mail when I am on the do not call registry..Please make sure they stop this kind of behavior and lies.I do not owe this money.
Verizon has charged off this debt, but pinnacle is still trying to collect. I have tried to pay this debt but they refuse to acknowledge me.
Pinnacle apparently acquired an old debt (they say the original creditor was CitiBank) that is attached to my social security number. (The validity of the account is still in question). The date of the first delinquency is noted as 12/2002, making this account 6 years and 10 months old and will be eligible for complete removal from my credit report once it reaches seven years old. Pinnacle, however, marked the account as new in July of 2009 and falsely reported a 90 day late as of September 2009! I verified with the Federal Trade Commission that this activity is in fact illegal as "re-aging" an old debt breaks the Fair Credit Reporting Act. I have filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, as well as with the BBB. I have also written Equifax asking they remove the 90 day late and complete removal of account come December, as the account will have reached the Statute of Limitations. When I call Pinnacle, they refer me to the Law Office of Lawrence Hecker who has a very rude collector answer his phone. What a nightmare.
They bought a debt from Verizon Wireless, and have farmed it out to Retrieval Masters or RMCB. I have sent Pinnacle and RMCB cease and desist letters, and they refuse to stop calling me. This is in direct violation of the Fair Debt Collections and practices act. I want to file a law suit against them for failure to adhere to this law. Please contact me at [protected].