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I am getting letters from a collection agency saying i owe tmobile over 1300$.   Its in my old married name and I disputed it because if i had debt I wouldn’t have service with tmobile now.   How can i find out if this is legit?   They gave me this client account #818741203


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From how many years back?

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I dont even know. At least 7/8 yrs 

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I’m not a lawyer but I think you can pretty much ignore demands for payment over 5 years old. There’s a legal concept called laches and unless you’ve been out of the country or hiding, it should apply.

I’ve never had to deal with debt collectors but this should also be useful information. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_Debt_Collection_Practices_Act

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