What Is Fox Collection Center On My Credit Report?
Fox Collection Center is a debt collection agency. If you are seeing them on your credit report, it likely means they have purchased your debt from a creditor and are (or will be) attempting to collect it from you.
Is Fox Collection Center A Debt Collection Agency?
Yes, Fox Collection Center is a debt collection agency. They buy debt from a number of different creditors that no longer wish to attempt to collect the amount themselves (also known as a "charge-off").
Fox Collection Center may attempt to reach out via mail or phone calls (demanding payment). The worst part is a collections account will now be seen on your credit report. This hurts your score, as well as reducing your chances of getting approved for a loan or other important financial event.
But it’s not all bad news! We may be able to help you with this account. Call us today to find out more.
Who Does Fox Collection Center Collect For?
Fox Collection Center purchases debt from a range of different creditors. The information isn’t always publicly available and is constantly changing, so it’s difficult to provide an accurate and up-to-date list.
Does Fox Collection Center Hurt My Credit Score?
Yes, it is highly likely having Fox Collection Center on your credit report is damaging your score significantly.
How to Dispute Fox Collection Center on Your Credit Report
When dealing with a debt collector like Fox Collection Center, it's important to understand your consumer rights. Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), you can dispute any inaccurate or incomplete information on your credit report. To begin the dispute process, verify that the debt is yours and the amount owed is accurate. Then contact the credit bureau that reported the information and provide any supporting documentation such as a debt validation letter from Fox Collection Center, letters/emails exchanged with collection agency, or other evidence of inaccuracy. The credit bureau will investigate your dispute and either update or remove it from your credit report if they find it to be incorrect.
What to Do If Fox Collection Center Sues You
A lawsuit from Fox Collection Center can be a worrying event. When you receive a court summons, it is essential to take immediate action and respond to the summons in order to avoid a default judgment that could damage your credit and create additional legal issues such as wage garnishment.
If possible, consider working with a debt settlement company to negotiate a settlement or payment plan. However, it is important to be careful with whom you go through for this service, and research their reputation before making any decisions. Additionally, settling a debt may have an adverse effect on your credit score, so make sure you weigh all of the options thoroughly before deciding which route to take.
How Do I Remove Fox Collection Center From My Credit Report?
To be eligible to remove Fox Collection Center from your credit report, you typically need to meet the following requirements:
- Any information on the account is incorrect
- Any information on the account is error’d
- Any information on the account is fraudulent
- And is not (or cannot be) fixed in an appropriate amount of time
According to a study by the U.S. PIRGs, 79% of credit reports contain mistakes or serious errors. Going after these types of accounts for our clients is our specialty.
Should I Pay For Delete With Fox Collection Center?
Paying off Fox Collection Center to have credit bureaus delete it from your report sounds like a good idea. There's one major problem. Paying a debt in collections changes your credit report status from 'unpaid' to 'paid', but the collection remains on your report for 7 years (from the date of first delinquency). This means your credit is still damaged.
Should I Negotiate A Settlement With Fox Collection Center?
Settling your debt with Fox Collection Center could go both ways. It may help your score, but it may also hurt your score. Many variables impact the end result. There is a better path to a good result. Work with a company that is able to review these accounts for you (like Credit Sage), and if any issues with the account exist you may have it removed all together (and never have to hear from them again).
Is Fox Collection Center Legit, Fake Or A Scam?
Fox Collection Center is a legitimate company. They aren’t fake or trying to scam you. But it is likely they are spam calling you trying to collect a debt. One of the best ways to deal with this is to dispute and remove unvalidated debts.
Why Do Fox Collection Center Keep Calling Me?
Fox Collection Center continues to call and attempt to collect a debt. The best thing you can do is ignore their calls and speak with a company that can help you get it removed (like Credit Sage).
How To Get Fox Collection Center To Stop Calling Me?
As we’ve mentioned above, Fox Collection Center will be calling you to attempt to collect a debt. The best thing you can do to stop this is speak with a company that can help you get them removed from your credit report, like Credit Sage. Once they are off your credit report, you won’t have to hear from them again.
Fox Collection Center Reviews And Complaints
Fox Collection Center has terrible BBB reviews. This may come from their repeated calls and letters to consumers trying to collect their debt.
Will Fox Collection Center Try Suing Or Garnishing My Wages?
Fox Collection Center suing would be a very unlikely situation. In rare cases it may happen, but it certainly isn’t the norm. State and federal laws place limits or 'exemptions' that apply to bank and wage garnishments.
We strongly recommend calling us, we’ll help determine the likelihood of a lawsuit, but also provide you next steps in getting this collection removed.
Does Fox Collection Center Accept A Goodwill Letter To Remove My Collection/Charge-Off?
Based on our years of experience dealing with companies like this, Fox Collection Center does not accept goodwill letters to remove collection accounts or charge offs.
What Are My Rights When Dealing With Fox Collection Center?
You have the right to dispute any of your debt that Fox Collection Center has purchased. Fox Collection Center is governed by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (or FDCPA) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (or FCRA). While these acts seem very complicated, they provide a great deal of power to the consumer if you know how to use it properly.
What Is Fox Collection Center Phone Number?
You likely want to call Credit Sage before deciding whether or not to call Fox Collection Center. The reason? You may not want to pay Fox Collection Center debt, especially if it's inaccurate. Paying it off could hurt your score.
Get Fox Collection Center Removed From Your Report, Today!
In most cases, we recommend speaking with a Credit Repair professional to analyze your credit report before you attempt to settle any debt. The main reason? Settling your debt may actually hurt your score.