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Intelius Introduces New “Opt-Out” Procedure

It seems Intelius was flooded with faxes.

They are offering an online way to opt-out of their database.

You can find the details here.

Do this now-Intelius, which is not always that accurate, is one of the preferred tools of collection agencies!

 

How To Get “Out” of Intelius and ZabaSearch

There is updated information here.

They make a good point, do this often to make sure your information stays “suppressed”-an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!!

Debt Validation Letter?

If you are contacted by a collection agency, you need to respond with a debt validation letter. This link gives you an example that has worked!

 

Harriet Miers: Lawyer for NCO Financial

NCO has one of the worst collection agency records in America.

It also turns out that Harriet Miers, who was a failed Supreme Court nominee of George Bush, is their lawyer!