How to use Curiosity to get a debt paid.

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How to use Curiosity to get a debt paid.

who did they send the cc to?Tried ‘everything’ to get paid (sent email reminders, left phone messages, sent statements, “threatening” demands, text messages – you may even have tried ‘snail mail’)? Getting frustrated? Debtor won’t pay or even respond? Try this … curiosity.

STEP ONE:
Prepare a draft email to your lawyers saying simply …
     Hi Jon,
     Please ignore my last email with the subject line “xxxxx”.

STEP TWO
Send an email to the debtor … but with a cc … to your lawyers.

STEP THREE
Send the prepared draft email off to your lawyers. (Best to call them before you use this tactic the first time.)

WHAT IS VERY LIKELY TO HAPPEN?
The debtor will look up the url of the place that was sent the cc. They’ll find out it’s been sent to your lawyers! And more often than not, they respond. Well, YOU’D want to know who’d got the cc if it was you, wouldn’t you? And, if YOU would, so will your debtor.

By | 2017-07-13T08:51:39+00:00 January 12th, 2017|techniques|0 Comments

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