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No. I have had nothing but text messages. I called the number given on the text message. The first one was the main company, and the last two were local. They just said that someone else must have used my number, but that I am resposible.
And no, I have never joined a gym, no gym, let alone Planet Fitness, which I have heard bad things about before.
Sherry,Thank you for your follow-up.Text messages are irrelevant, under law they have to prove and show that there is a legitimate debt and contract. That means they have to send you a written demand for money, and you can respond by demanding that they, as per the FDCPA (Fair Dept Collection Practices Act), within 30 days provide proof and evidence that this is your debt and your obligation. If they fail to do so, they cannot collect and furthermore they would be in violation of this law that would permit you to file suit against them for each instance of this violation. What they told you about someone else using the number and that makes you liable is simply ludicrous--the person who signed is liable, not you. If they continue pestering you, tell them that they are violating the FDCPA if they aren't providing you with evidence of the contract, and if they continue to do so, you will take legal steps against themGood luck.
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