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A collection agency called me and said I had a six year old

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A collection agency called me and said I had a six year old debt to an online payday loan company. They said I had closed out my checking account. I have stopped paying them because they have not given me proof of debt. Can they prosecute me for the old debt or should I offer to pay them off.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Legal-Kal replied 5 months ago.
Good morning: My name is ***** ***** I would be happy to provide general information regarding your question. This answer to your question is governed by what is called the Statute of Limitations (which is the time period a suit can be brought against an individual to recover any past owed debts). Every state has a different Statute of Limitations. What state would this be pending in?
Expert:  Legal-Kal replied 5 months ago.
As a reminder, a response has been posted to your question. Please provide the additional information so I can assist you further.

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