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  1. Dear all A long time since I have posted on here and hopefully it is in the correct forum. I have been receiving phone calls from PRA Uk who I believe are connected to Mackenzie Hall. I don't have any reason for a DDA to be contacting me and they are using my previous name before I got married and that was 13 years ago, I have an IVA back then but that settled and all done. Somehow they have got my work number and I get numerous call per week, its annoying, I am aware of their tactics and I haven't given them any info, not even confirmed my name. Just said the person they want
  2. There are already a few posts on UK-based debts of people staying in Germany, but none specifically about phone calls, namely how to get a debt collector's data in order to send them a "cease-and-desist" letter, because they are calling not only me at work, but also our HR people while trying to contact me. I have started getting phone calls at work from someone who is very much not German (rather extremely English), although her number is hidden. The first time, I was honestly confused and didn't know what it was about; told her she had the wrong number. The number on the caller ID was v
  3. Starting at 8.30am every morning for the past few weeks, I am getting literally dozens of telephone calls from these idiots. Each time I say I am not prepared to speak with them over the phone and askid them to write to me (no letters have appeared). I have sent them a template letter asking them not to contact me by phone any longer, and just now I have had a call from them. The *ahem* 'gentleman' on the other end of the phone was, in tyical DCA fashion, aggressive and argumentative, and told me when I pointed out the law he was breaking that it is 'up to us, not you how we contact
  4. Advice sought on potential illegality of Capital One breach and mis-use of personal data I am a UK citizen who currently lives and works in Brazil at an International school. I return to the UK in December and July each year for around 5 weeks each time. I have a Capital One credit card. I told the company I live in Brazil and have given them my phone numbers in Brazil, but they never use them. I am late with my last 2 payments but can not make the payment until I come back to the UK in a few weeks. However, here`s the thing - Capital One have somehow gotten hold of both of my e
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