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Who is ConServe?

Continental Service Group, Inc., commonly known as ConServe, is a debt collection agency and accounts receivable management company that is headquartered in Fairpoint, New York.

If you come across ConServe on your credit report as a collections account, this typically means you have an unpaid bill or student loan debt.

Who does ConServe collect for?

ConServe collects debts on behalf of a wide variety of industries. These include commercial businesses, financial institutions, government agencies, and higher educational institutions, notably for student loan debt recovery.

ConServe has been selected by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as one of four contractors responsible for collecting unpaid taxes under the IRS’ Private Debt Collection program.

Is ConServe legit or a scam?

ConServe is a legitimate debt collection company. They are authorized to collect debts on behalf of their clients. However, it’s important to verify any debts they claim you owe before making any payments.

How can I remove ConServe from my credit report?

Collections can hurt your credit score and stay on your credit report for up to seven years, even if you pay them. Paying the collection might even lower your credit score.

However, it is possible to remove a collection account from your credit history before seven years.

(Though debt collectors may not want this widely known, it’s your right to be informed.)

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ConServe/Continental Service Group, Inc. Contact Information


200 CrossKeys Office Park
Fairport, NY 14450

Phone number: (800) 724-7500

Should I contact or pay ConServe?

Before contacting a collection agency, verify that the debt is legitimate and accurately reported. Credit reports can contain errors or list debts that are no longer valid. Also, be aware that making payments on a debt can reset the clock and potentially harm your credit.

The most effective way to deal with ConServe is to work with a credit repair professional. They help remove millions of negative items every year from companies like ConServe on behalf of their clients.

Will ConServe sue me or garnish my wages?

ConServe, like any debt collection agency, has the legal capacity to sue for unpaid debts. If they choose to sue and the court rules in their favor, they could be granted a judgment that would potentially allow them to garnish your wages or levy your bank account.

However, wage garnishment is a serious measure that is usually considered a last resort. The process is also subject to various federal and state laws that protect consumers from excessive wage garnishment.

ConServe Complaints

Many collection agencies have numerous complaints filed with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Better Business Bureau (BBB). Most consumer complaints are about inaccurate reporting, harassment, or failure to verify a debt. If you find yourself facing any of these situations with a debt collector, you should also consider filing a complaint.

You have many consumer rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). These rights include disputing credit reporting errors and being treated fairly and respectfully by debt collectors.

Your Rights When Dealing with ConServe

Debt collectors must follow state and federal laws. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) prohibits abusive, unfair, or deceptive practices and ensures your rights are protected:

  • It is a violation of federal law for ConServe to report inaccurate or incomplete information about you.
  • You have a legal right to request debt validation on an alleged debt. Send the collection agency a debt validation letter. They have 30 days to prove the debt is yours and the amount is accurate.
  • ConServe cannot threaten or harass you, call repeatedly, swear at you, or publicly publish a list of debtors.
  • ConServe must be honest about who they are and their purpose. They must notify you in writing and verbally that they are a debt collection agency.
  • ConServe cannot threaten to have you arrested or imprisoned for unpaid debts.

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