Can a parking ticket from a PRIVATE parking company affect my credit score?
I was falsely ticketed and tried to fight it but the company is being a peanut and sent it to collections. If I continue to ignore it, will it affect my credit rating?
If a debt has been offloaded to a collections agency (rightly or wrongly) and the agency reports it to the credit bureaus, yes, that will impact your credit.
Fighting the ticket, fighting the debt with the collections agency, and having the record removed from your credit (if it ever gets reported) are all different problems now.