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I HAVE BEEN TURNED IN TO A COLLECTION AGRNCY DEBT. VANGRAFF

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I HAVE BEEN TURNED IN...
I HAVE BEEN TURNED IN TO A COLLECTION AGRNCY FOR A DEBT. VANGRAFF AND WILLIAMS INC. THEY DO NOT HAVE A LISENCE IN MN AND THEY ARE OUT OF SEROSOTA FL. AM I OBLIGATED TO PAY??? I DO OWE THE DEBT
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Hello. My name is***** will be happy to answer your question.

I am sorry to hear about this unfortunate situation.

Unfortunately, while a collection agency is required to be licensed in the state where it attempts to collect a debt and if they do not, such violation can be reported to the MN Attorney General Office, however, generally, if the person was driving an uninsured vehicle which caused damage to another vehicle, then the driver of the uninsured debt would be liable for the damages caused in the accident.

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