Valrico, FL asked in Collections for Florida

Q: What do I need to do if I got a call to pay a check written back in 2002?

The caller threatened to serve me with legal papers tomorrow if i don't pay today. This is the first time I heard from them.

Is it legal to do what they did?

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Francis M. Boyer
Francis M. Boyer
  • Collections Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: No idea if the caller even owns the debt and if the check was really yours. Also the suit would probably be barred since it is 10 years old.

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