I was recently called by---although, they called themselves mediators. Anyway, the guy"Mr.Clark" told me that if I I had committed a serious offense for "writing" a check that I did not pay. He told me that when we hung up the phone that the original debtors were going to make an example out of me and have me arrested at my home or office. I asked to speak with Mr. Clarks boss and he refused and told me to find myself a good lawyer before hanging up. Can I be arrested? I owe two payday loans to two different companies. When I asked Mr. Clark why this was the first time I was hearing from him (the debt was a year old) he said according to the information I signed virtually since it was an online loan, they were not required to reach out to me. I just want to make sure that I cannot go to jail. I have no problems paying the debt back, but he told me I had to pay at least 488 dollars in a matter of two days and I didn't have it. I also live in NY and I am not sure what the laws are regarding my going to jail for this.
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