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As an initial matter - you cannot issue a bench warrant to arrest anyone for not paying a debt in the United States. We do not use our criminal law system to enforce civil debts.
The debt collectors using this type of tactic are in violation of the fair debt collections act and you can file a lawsuit against them in civil court for punitive damages.
As for the remaining debt collectors, you can do two things. First, you can send them a letter (you can send it certified if you wish, you do not have to), telling them that you do not wish to receive any further calls, letters, or other communications unless and until they decide to take further action (file a lawsuit against you to collect the debt), with that letter you can attach your letter stating that you settled the debt.
If they continue to contact you regarding this debt, and are not telling you information such as "we are in the actual process of filing a lawsuit" (not just a threat), they are in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Act, and again you can file a lawsuit against them for damages.
If they do actually file a lawsuit against you, you can assert your defense that you already paid the debt, and file what is called a "cross-claim" against the party that you settled with, this will ensure that they will take responsibility for the settlement, and will be responsible for ensuring that the settlement you paid was for the full amount of the debt (or a compromised and agreed upon settlement for the debt).
You may also want to contact this company that you paid off, and ask them to take care of these third party debt collection agencies, they may be able to assist you now instead of having to wait until a civil action is filed in court.
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