yet somehow surprisingly amicable
closing for a threatening letter
sent to you by an
ing someone else
and/or fiscal interest
s, such as a collection
The insinuation is that by virtue of their
prowess in litigating, and by the wealth of their
experience in dealing with other such matters, and
possibly because they know tougher people than you know,
your position is so utterly untenable that you might
as well not even imagine that you can defend yourself, and
you should submit to their demands immediately.
Here's a little example of how it might be used:
Re: Impractical Payment Options Co.* Inc.
Amount outstanding: $48.23
Dear Mr. trotw00d:
Our client Impractical Payment Options Co. Inc. has
referred your account to us for the collection of the
aformentioned amount. Please forward payment to our
office within 5 days of receipt of this notice. For
your convenience you may contact our office at [our
telephone number] to arrange payment of your
If paying by check or money order please make payable
to Mean Collection Agency Inc.*
Govern yourself accordingly,
[Signed], Mean Collection Agency Inc.
* Not the real names of the companies.