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charge off from 18 years ago, how do I make it go away?
Debt went to collections in 1996, disappeared from credit report and now it's back again. 18 years. I thought stuff was only on credit report 7 years. Collector calling for my maiden name. Haven't been that name for over 17 years. What can I do?

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Write letters to the collection company and all three credit bureaus and tell them to remove the account because it is outdated.  You'll need to send them 2 form of ID to prove who you are.  Best of luck!

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