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Concerning Timeshare, Maint fees - Martin Lake Resort Inc.

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We paid the mbrship and...
Concerning Timeshare, Maint fees - Martin Lake Resort Inc. We paid the mbrship and now they are trying to collect for Maint fees. We never used this membership. After a company contacts us stating they are sending us to a collection agency, can we then send them a letter stating the SOL has been reached and cannot send to credit bureau?
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Mississippi does have a three year statute of limitations for this so they cannot sue but they can still report it to the credit reporting agencies.

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