You still owe the debt, but you do not have to deal with all the calls and letters. Ask the debt collector to stop contacting you with this sample letter drafted by the FTC. Download the letter and complete the information as indicated. The body of the letter is already worded for you and the format is set.
You do not have to have straight A’s in English to get your message across. Let the FTC do the typing. Go to http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0289-stop-calls-and-letters-debt-collector