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SAMPLE LETTER TO COLLECTION AGENCY
The following page is a sample of a letter that you can send to a
collection agency if you think you do not owe the money they are
trying to collect.
Be sure to keep a copy of your letter and always send a letter like
this “Certified with a Ret