What can I do if a debt collector is calling my family but not me?

Someone is trying to collect a debt from me that I apparently owe to my old school. They never contacted me directly;  just call and send letters to my grandmother. The school obviously has my correct information as they called me about my loans. The debt comes from the student store.

Asked on November 6, 2011 under Bankruptcy Law, Oregon


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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

If you are getting word from your grandmother that you owe money supposedly from your school that you owe money, but you have not received notice as to it. I would personally contact the school about the alleged debt and see what can be done about it. Good luck.

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