Collection Agency Name:

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc.

Others Names By Which Agency Operates or May Operate:

Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC

Web Site:

Address and Contact Information:

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc.
120 Corporate Boulevard
Norfolk, VA 23502

(Be sure to verify the mailing address by contacting this company directly. You do not need to share your personal information with them when you call; simply obtain the correct address by asking the receptionist. You can also obtain the address from any collection letters you have received, or from the listing on your credit report)

Customer Service: 888-772-7326

Based In Texas: No

Actively Bonded in Texas: Yes (more information about surety bonds)

Texas Surety Bond Number: 929257514

Bond Active Since: 9-26-2002

Texas Surety Bond Insurer: Western Surety Company 

Surety Bond Insurer’s Address:

Western Surety Company
P.O. Box 5077
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57117-5077
Telephone: (605) 339-0060
Fax: (605) 335-0357

Consumer Alert:

If you have received a collection notice from Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc. or a subsidiary firm, be sure to closely read the collection letter. If there are any mistakes, such as the original creditor’s account being invalid, incorrect balance owed or if any interest or fees have been charged, then you may be able to correct or remove this inaccurate listing on your credit report and put a stop to collections.

Do not send a payment to this company or settle your alleged debt until you have learned about your Rights Under Texas Law.

The Big Tex Credit Repair Program has been designed for Texans using Texas Consumer Protections and Finance Law. Texas is very protective of its residents – be sure to take advantage of this.

If you have been sued by this company, do not ignore them. Failure to challenge this company in a court of law may lead to a default judgment, forcing you to pay debts and legal fees for which you may not necessarily be responsible. Let us help you contact a Texas attorney who can assist you for a fraction of what you might end up paying to this collection agency.