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National Action Financial Services - Is it good to deal with?

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Ok, National Action Financial Services have made the first initial call today around 8:30 this morning. I have no idea who they're calling about (me or my wife) since the phones in her name. I refuse to talk to this guys from National Action Financial Services at all. I've chased off allied interstate, Merchants and now these goons. I do not have an account number for an alleged debt that they say one of owes. I need to send a C&D letter but no account number. Can I just send this with out the account and use the phone # they called us at. I've seen numerous posts and these are the lowest scumbags. The automated message just said that "You must call 866-529-1899 as it is VERY important to someone named "Gotto or Gotty" Da ha funny. Can someone please advise. Thank you.




They are rude as hell and have all the incorrect information a debt from 1996! WTF! then she says, 'Well I would assume you would want to take of this!" Well BITCH dont make assumptions and dont call my phone anymore!!

Sub: #71 posted on Mon, 08/17/2009 - 15:14

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I got a call from them and it was automated, when I tried calling back and using my reference code it didn't work. Also, I get a call from just the phone number "1", and a lady leaves her name and says that if I don't call back within 24 hours they will sue me. She never says what she is calling about. Just says my name, her name and the phone number and extension. I'm assuming its NAFS.

Sub: #72 posted on Wed, 08/19/2009 - 19:43

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I just got a voicemail from someone who called himself Christin Gelbo, from the National Action Financial Services. He described having tried several times to contact us but failed. He spoke of a problem with our taxes "down at the office," and asked us to call a number he give, and, he said "I'm the tax collector." He said it was very important that we get in touch with him.

I was immediately suspicious because he didn't address either of us by name. And of course, our taxes have been paid in full. Interesting to learn that they are scam artists, because that's exactly what I thought it was - some kind of scam. I'm pretty sure it must be a crime to impersonate a tax collector (unless you are one of course) for the purpose of pulling a scam!

I won't respond, obviously, and if they try to contact us again, I'll be contacting the BBB, the FTC and the FCC about it.

Sub: #73 posted on Wed, 08/19/2009 - 21:48

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I just received a letter from NAFS today. It states I owe Citibank $3372.72. I have NEVER opened a Citibank card in my life! The debt collector was very rude and told me he was very tired of hearing the same thing all the time! I contacted Citibank and they do not I ever opened an account with them??? NEVER! Beware of these frauds!

Sub: #74 posted on Thu, 08/20/2009 - 17:24

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As for the "so funny" reply. I've been getting calls on my cell phone from this company and I'm NOT "Anita J. Stocksdale", and I do NOT owe Blockbuster $10 in late fees or any other fees.

I would LOVE if they gave me the option to actually tell them they have the wrong person, but the option does not exist. There is no way to talk to an actual person. When I try calling the same 800 number back, guess what? I get the SAME RECORDING asking for "Anita J. Stocksdale".

I went to bbb.org, looked up the name of the company using the zip code 14221 and company name National Action Financial Services, and filed a complaint.

I CANNOT get over that Blockbuster is using such an unreputable debt collection service. It really makes me angry at THEM. Such a large company with SO MANY people in their database should be able to come up with a more professional way to handle their $10 late fees.

Sub: #75 posted on Tue, 09/08/2009 - 07:30

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All the debt collectors are fairly tough, and often rude. Sending a C&D letter is a good idea, and I think you might also ask the person on the phone for a personal name and id number. Start asking them questions. They are required to verify debt if you ask. If you ask and they fail, then I suggest you call the credit reporting agencies and get your report. If they're on it, contest it in writing.

Sub: #76 posted on Tue, 09/08/2009 - 10:01

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I hate when people say "if you didn't let your bills get this far behind you wouldn't have thee problems" Wow two bachelors degrees and you work in debt collections. If people didn't have problems that caused them to not be able to pay their bills and have them go into collections you wouldn't have a job. Not all people in debt just decided one day not to pay their bills anymore. When a company charges off the debt they get to claim a loss so they can't get paid for the debts they claimed a loss on. Collection companies pay like twenty cents on the dollar then add a bunch of crap to jack the bill even higher then harass people and lie to them to scare them into paying them. And there is no collection agency that is a respectful company.

Check out Budd Hibbs website, collection agencies have requirements and make them validate the bill and make sure it is not sol. Then if you want to pay them bargain the amount down otherwise you will give them a nice big profit if you pay in full. Get validation first and proof you owe the bill. If you waited to long and have judgments against you see a chapter 13 or 7 lawyer about what your options are to get rid of the judgments.

Sub: #77 posted on Thu, 09/10/2009 - 09:16

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This company is an absolute embarassment to the collection industry. finally returned the auto-dial call to see why they're calling me as i have no debt. as expected they're looking for someone i don't know, but gave me attitude when i told them to remove my ph #. Told the rep i didn't like his tone & he informed me that wasn't going to make him help me get my ph # removed from their system, then he hung up. Call back three times to get a supervisor... no luck, but on the 4th call, finally got the rep to confirm my # was removed. Any company giving their debt to these clowns should be ashamed.

Sub: #78 posted on Thu, 09/10/2009 - 11:09

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[QUOTE=Anonymous;402320]every single one of you in here are ** no . i work at nafs, i am a very good collector i am very professional, i am very polite, i am very educated. i also have to deal with *** like you every day. people who will do anything to get out of paying their bills. they lie they hang up i have people tell me they are dead i dont care if the debt is thirty years old you took out the loan you defaulted on the contract you owe the bill have some self respect. you should all be ashamed of yourselves for trying to pin your debt on the taxpayers of this country."they took the car so i dont owe it" "that card is four years old i dont have to pay anymore" if this is really how you think i want a loan from you! let me borrow 5k from you i promise ill pay it back :-).. *** i will call you and your mom and your neighbors until you man up and pay your bills. and i dont care if you think im a scumbag or a "bottom feeder" i have perfect credit i own a home have two cars and a boat all i did to get it was help people fix their credit

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no personal attack, please - Jason
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this guy shows that we are all right . he just admitted that even if a bill under state law is no longer valid he will still harress you for it . there are stautes of limitations put on bills . it be differant if you were actually trying to get money for a legit bill . but your responce shows what your made of . we dont think your a bottom feeder we know you are by your actions

Sub: #79 posted on Fri, 09/18/2009 - 07:52

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i too have reported this company to the state attornys office . they have called me for the last two months trying to collect on my wifes fingerhut bill which was less then 1000 dollars 9 years ago . they now say she owes 5000.00 they called my cell number asking for her . i told them that this bill was past the statute of limitations laws and that my wife had no money . my wife has medical problems high blood pressure and other aliments i recieved for two months now phone calls where there is no real person there . today i finally called the 800 nimber to tell them to leave us alone i refused to give them her number as i do not want her harressed like they have done me . these guys ues differant names each time , they keep talking even when you try to discuss the issues so i went off on them and he said you are being recorded well thats fine i told him that the good LOrd will take care of him and he needed a real job instead of harressin poor folks . he got my blod pressure up and im tired of there tactics . its time for a class action suit for a classless company

Sub: #80 posted on Fri, 09/18/2009 - 08:01

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