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Asked on: 4/17/10, 12:56 pm

Hi. I just got a letter in the mail from a Debt Collector That wants imformation about my income , mortage , cars I own and so forth.. Now on Jan 17 of 2008. A judgment was made against me to collect the debt owe.. Since then every 2 weeks 10% of my gross income is taken out to pay it. In the letter from the collection agency it talks about the judgment on that date and then follows up in bold print.. " NOW THEREFORE , WE COMMAND YOU, that you answer in writing under oath, separately and fully , each question in the questionnaire accompanying this subpoena, each answer referring to the question to which it responds; and that you return the answers together with the original of questions within 7 days after your receipt of the question and subpeona. " This is also follow up in bold print. " TAKE NOTICE that false swearing or Failure to comply with this subpeona is punishable as contempt of court." At the very bottom of this letter it states " THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR " . Now my question is.. Do I have to send them any imformation ?

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