Few years ago I attended this college in NH, USA. I owed them about $5,000 for courses and housing. Since I couldn't afford to pay for the next semester, I stopped going to that school.
About 4 months ago, I got a call from a collection agency asking me to start making payments that I owe to the school to them. I agreed and promised them that I will call them back when I have the money.
Few days ago, I got all the money and wanted to call the school directly to completely pay the money but there is a problem. The school closed and was completely shut down about few months ago. Their website is down too. When you call them, their phone beeps and disconnects.
My only option is to call the collection agency that called me few months ago and make the payment through them.
Is this a good idea?
Do I still need to pay this money even when the school is shutdown?
I am so confused at this moment and don't want to waste this money if it is not required.