Remove TekCollect From Your Credit Report

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How to Remove TekCollect from Your Credit Report

specializes in collecting medical debt. They may appear as a collection record on your credit file. This might happen when you neglect to make a payment. You can, however, contest a wrongful TekCollect record by contacting their customer support and having the issue resolved.

Getting to clear your credit record can be challenging. DoNotPay has a way to make this happen for you if the credit record is genuinely wrong.

How to Clean TekCollect Credit Report on Your Own

TekCollect debt records can harm your credit rating and can be on your file for up to 7 years, regardless of whether you pay them or not. Settling the debt with Tekcollect may, unfortunately, reduce your credit rating. However, TekCollect can remove a collection record from your credit file before the seven-year mark, and you can finally improve your credit score.

There are several things you can do to clear your credit record.

  1. You can first reach out to Tekcollect through their customer support and raise the issue with them.
  2. If the company refuses to acknowledge the fault on its side, you can reach out to a lawyer.
  3. Or, request the company first to give you a validation letter.
  4. If the validation letter proves an error on their side, ask the company to delete your record, but if they don't, you can then move on to the next step.
  5. Send demand letters to the company and also report the matter to the FCRA.

TekCollect Contact Information

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Phone numbers
  • 866.652.6500
  • 614.835.7880
Mailing addressPO BOX 1269

Columbus, OH 43216

Online contact form

How to Send demand letters to for an Unresolved Credit Report Dispute

When you discover an inaccuracy on your credit file, you have the right under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) to dispute it with the agency that produced the summary. You can call, go online, or send a letter to dispute credit score mistakes.

When the bureau gets your claim, it is obligated to examine it and, if the data being contested is found to be wrong, to delete the inaccuracy off of your credit file.

Regrettably, the narrative does not always come to an end there. Even though the item under dispute is a genuine error, the dispute procedure often fails to clear material from credit files. If your preliminary disagreement does not result in the mistake being corrected, you can take additional measures.

The credit reporting agency may consider your claim baseless if you continually challenge the same issue without giving any new evidence. This is detrimental for you since "frivolous disputes" are handled by credit bureaus with fewer restrictions. The credit bureau will not examine your disagreement as quickly as other complaints, and the credit reporting agency will avoid an inquiry entirely.

If the credit reporting agency believes that your complaint is frivolous, it must tell you within five days in writing. This notice should include the justification and the data required to resume the inquiry.

It's possible that a credit reporting agency isn't correcting an inaccuracy in your record since your debt collector made the error. If this is the scenario, you ought to argue the record with the debt collector.

Send your challenge and evidence to the organization supplying the credit reporting agencies with the challenged information. If this doesn't work, exacerbate the situation inside the company—involve the CEO if necessary. If the creditor confirms that the facts are wrong, they must remove the record and inform the credit reporting agency.

Get your Tekcollect Credit Record Cleared Using DoNotPay

If you want to clean up your credit report but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 3 easy steps:

  1. Search Clean Credit Report on DoNotPay.

  2. Prepare a recent copy of your credit report that you can use as a reference.

  3. Let us guide you through the 4 potential options:
  1. If you've already paid off your debt, we'll help you file a Goodwill Removal Request to get it removed.

  2. If you notice any errors in your report (we have a list of common errors you can use!), we'll help you file a credit dispute to the creditor or major credit bureaus.

  3. If there are no errors, we'll check if you're still eligible to file a debt validation request. If they can't validate your debt, they're required to remove it from your report, and they can't collect it!

  4. Lastly, if none of the above options work, we'll help you file a pay-to-delete negotiation letter. You can customize the amount you are willing to pay in exchange for getting the item removed.

You can also check out our other credit products, including Credit Limit Increase, Get My Credit Report, Keep Unused Cards Active, and more!

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

We can offer you several other services, including:

We know how stressful it can be to go over and over the same issue and not get it resolved. That is why you should reach out to us at DoNotPay today, and we can guarantee we will get your Tekcollect credit record cleared!

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