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Debt collection, from the company I WORK FOR

Discussion in 'Other Debt, Collection, Garnishment' started by Viking793, Apr 18, 2019.

  1. Viking793

    Viking793 Law Topic Starter New Member

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    Hi:

    This is a rather complicated issue. First , let me explain the setup. The company that I work for, which is a supplier of merchandise, allows employees to purchase items on their personal account. Thus, last year, I ordered an item for over $300.00. Due to some personal issues, it has taken a long time to pay. Necxt, several months ago, the credit manager of our company sent out an email to two of my bosses. The email contained a copy of my bill, the amount owed, and a request to my bosses to help them recover the owed debt. Thus, my question is, what, if any, violations might present themselves in this situation? Am I protected by debt collection law, despite the fact that I WORK FOR THE company?
     
  2. army judge

    army judge Super Moderator

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    None, you admit to owing the debt and have so far failed to pay the debt.

    Yes, you enjoy all the protections our laws and constitution allows, so does the company.

    I suggest you pay the debt in full.

    You received the merchandise, and have yet to fully pay for it.
     
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    adjusterjack Super Moderator

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    None.

    Your employer asked himself to collect the money from you.
     
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  4. zddoodah

    zddoodah Well-Known Member

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    Federal debt collection laws only apply to third-party debt collectors. You can google to see if your state has anything that might apply to an original creditor. However, (1) this is a rather obvious consequence of doing business with your employer and then defaulting on your payment obligation; and (2) the credit manager communicating with your boss is essentially an internal communication and highly unlikely to be covered by any applicable law.
     
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