Consumer Protection Law
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Yes. How can I get them to stop billing me . I did not co-sign for the loan that they say I did . I say that I did this through the internet . I never did . I asked them to provide me with a copy of what I signed . They could not provide one , just a paper with numbers on it .
There is only one way to absolutely force them to stop calling and that is to sue them in federal court.
However, there are some "back doors" that you can try first but there is no guarantee they will work. Do you want me to explain them?
How do I do that and at what cost will it be. Being I don't have the money in the first place .
Suing them will cost you so I'll go ahead and explain the less expensive and free options.
Yes tell me about the back doors please .
You can hire a lawyer to write a letter to them, explaining that you don't owe the money and ordering them not to contact you unless they first provide proof to the lawyer that you do owe the money. This is called a "cease and desist" letter and most lawyers don't charge much, if anything, to do this.
The other step is to contact the office of your US Representative and ask their staff for help.
The staff is almost always very willing to help and get results.
They actually can't force SALLIE MAE to do anything but it works a lot of the time.
You can also drop by their office and ask for help, again ask for a member of the staff and not the Congressman themselves. This is a trick that I used to use a lot when I couldn't get some governmental organization to respond short of filing a lawsuit.
If neither of those work then a lawsuit is all you can do.
Thanks a lot . At least I now have A starting point.
You're very welcome. This usually takes a little while and you should probably do both.
Okay , I will . This Sallie Mae is just out of hand .
They are. They are absolutely ridiculous.
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