Credit Report Collections From Old Account?

I had a credit card (balance 2000) that I was unable to pay in 2002. The company reported it as a bad debt/write off on my credit report from 2002 to 2008. Then they turned around and sent it to a collections company, now it looks like a new collection account reported in 2008 on my credit report. This is now 8... show more I had a credit card (balance 2000) that I was unable to pay in 2002. The company reported it as a bad debt/write off on my credit report from 2002 to 2008. Then they turned around and sent it to a collections company, now it looks like a new collection account reported in 2008 on my credit report. This is now 8 years old to me. Can they do that? Can I dispute it?
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