Can a company name the same item on credit report twice?

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Country: United States of America
State: Louisiana

Can a company name the same item on my credit report twice? I have a bill with an electric company for $185 they have put it in 2 collection agencies so it is down twice on my credit report. This i have just found out as i am cleaning up my credit.

Answer

No--inform the credit agencies; they need to remove it--