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I hope this doesn't breach any forum rules but I'm really not sure how else to research these companies.

 

Google hasn't really thrown up any reviews.

 

 

So would like to hear from people who have had any sort of dealings (as a customer) and their experiences, good or bad.

Ideally from unenforceable credit agreement point of view.

 

With a) Monster Claims and b) Liberty Claims

 

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IMHO, I would not pay some company for claiming my own bank charges back, all of the information you need to claim for 'your' money can be found here, it defeats the object, you may aswell pay someone to go fill up your car and give them the money to put in the tank:eek:

 

Seriously, if you want 'free' and accurate advise, you will fiind it on here, ther are plenty of people who will advise you on how to go about claiming back your money!;-)


Who ever heard of someone getting a job at the Jobcentre? The unemployed are sent there as penance for their sins, not to help them find work!

 

 

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hm monster claims have a test thingy, and no matter what details i entered they always said i could win with them, well suprise suprise I am doing quite well with the help of the cag


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Agree with PGH and BB - why pay someone to do what you can do yourself - for £1 and the cost of delivery......CAG is an excellent resource with some invaluable members, who altogether have a vast amount of knowledge. All for FREE :D


:)I am not an expert, but I can give good advice about Brighthouse:)

 

Am learning more and more about DCA's too :)

 

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I have a few major concerns. One, finding the time to fit all the research etc in before replying to any bank correspondences. And two; understanding the legal/ technical jargon.

Also I would expect if the case went to court it would be Me (who has no real idea of the law) against the bank and their solicitors. That to be says I’d be setting myself up to be ripped apart?!

The loan amount I have is quite substantial and the claim company fee in comparison is very minimal. So to me it makes sense to pay someone else to take on the headache?!

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and how many people do you think have had law training on here?


PGH7447

 

 

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The loan amount I have is quite substantial and the claim company fee in comparison is very minimal. So to me it makes sense to pay someone else to take on the headache?!

 

The company fee however small will not relieve you of your headache, they will simply act as piggy in the middle, with you passing on letters and messages to them, for them to earn money out of you which should go straight into your pocket.

 

Besides, they are not interested in whether your agreements are enforceable or not, they like the DCA's just want their share of your money.

 

Have you asked them whether or not their fee is the same depending on how much the debt is? Is it just one standard flat rate?

 

Technically speaking out of all your debt, you might in fact only owe a couple of hundred pounds, due to unenforceable or non existent credit agreements, lack of default notices etc etc. Does it seem a reasonable fee then?

 

I wouldn't touch any of those vultures who have simply jumped on the bandwagon trying to make an easy few quid, but it is your decision.:rolleyes:


Who ever heard of someone getting a job at the Jobcentre? The unemployed are sent there as penance for their sins, not to help them find work!

 

 

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