Looking for a reputable credit-collection agency in the US
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Williamson  Identity Verified
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Feb 11, 2004

I am looking for a reputable credit-collection agency in the US. Surely D&B is not the only one.
Is credit-collection state-bound and which are the laws it based on? Do they differ per state?

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gianfranco  Identity Verified
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I'm interested too Feb 11, 2004

Williamson wrote:
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Is credit-collection state-bound and which are the laws it based on?
Do they differ per state?


I have a problem with a US based customer (Arizona), and I would be glad for any information, pointers, websites and personal experiences, good or bad.
What to do and what to avoid, in general, USA wide, or specifically for Arizona.
I'm based in the United Kingdom.

Thank you in advance
Gianfranco


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Evert DELOOF-SYS  Identity Verified
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Contact Intrum Justitia Feb 11, 2004

Gianfranco Manca wrote:

Williamson wrote:
...
Is credit-collection state-bound and which are the laws it based on?
Do they differ per state?


I have a problem with a US based customer (Arizona), and I would be glad for any information, pointers, websites and personal experiences, good or bad.
What to do and what to avoid, in general, USA wide, or specifically for Arizona.
I'm based in the United Kingdom.

Thank you in advance
Gianfranco


Hi Gianfranco,

Why don't you contact Intrum Justitia in the UK?
They have offices and agents worldwide.


United Kingdom

Stratford-Upon-Avon
Intrum Justitia,
Warwick House
Birmingham Road
Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire CV37 0BP
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 1789 415 181,
Fax: +44 1789 412 073
E-mail: marketing@uk.intrum.com
www.intrum.co.uk


In Switzerland:

Switzerland Schwerzenbach
Intrum Justitia,
Eschenstrasse 12,
CH-8603, Schwerzenbach, Switzerland
Tel: +41 1 806 5656,
Fax: +41 1 806 5650
E-mail: info@ch.intrum.com
www.intrum.ch


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Csaba Ban  Identity Verified
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bbb.org Feb 11, 2004

D&B (www.dnb.com) is also recommended by ATA. AFAIK, they require 33% of the collected debt as a payment, although this info is not up-to-date.
A good site is www.bbb.org.
This is not a debt collection agency, but a general database of all U.S. businesses. If you are lucky, you get hold of valuable info such as who are registered owners of a company, etc.


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Kathi Stock  Identity Verified
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Collection agency in the US Feb 11, 2004

This is an agency that takes between 25-30% of the amount due. They collect in the entire US, but also abroad.
You can place your claim also online.
Good luck collecting!
http://www.amscollects.com


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