I called the office of the president.
I owed Barclaycard $ 1689.48, and it is the largest debt looming on my report. Barclay sold it to a collection agency. I DV’d the collection agency and they promptly deleted their file (they were a shady one subleasing from biglots, if you can even imagine).
I called the OTOP and informed them of this, but they said it will report until the standard 7 years is over.