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Can I reclaim - AMEX card

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Just a curiosity here.

In/about May last year, I took a call from Allied International Credit, who said that "your American Express Card will be actioned tomorrow". Now, I would tell them to go take a long walk off a short cliff (I mean what does "actioned" mean?), but at that time I hadnt read nearly as much as I have now, and panicked BIG TIME :(:(and I SCRAPED (and I mean scraped) together the money to pay off the FULL AMOUNT :mad:.

However - and I dont know why - I asked them to send me a copy of the agreement that I had with AMEX, and this arrived in due course. I have just taken it out again, and what they sent me is basically one of the poorest "agreements" that I have seen (and I have had some bad ones). Not only is it an application form, but

 

  1. there are no T&Cs
  2. the agreement has never been authorised by AMEX - there is a box but its never been signed
  3. no reference to a credit limit (or how it would be worked out)

I could go on, but basically its a pile of garbage.

What I was wondering was whether anyone knows if there is a process that even at this late date - and we are talking about £5k here - I would be able to raise an action against AMEX or AIC to reclaim this payment as they clearly didnt have the paperwork to do so.

Any opinions - even if "you must be joking":rolleyes: - gratefully received.

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Guest Old_andrew2018

Sorry IMHO you wont be able to recover the money, as you have paid off the account.

From postings on the site I have been lead to believe that once an account is cleared the CCA route is closed.

So the only avenue left open to you is the recovery of any penalty charges which may have been levied.

 

Andy

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And any PPI payments also if you had ppi and feel that it had been missold


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Agree with both Tink and old_andrew here, you can claim back the unfair charges and ppi if missold but the actual capital amount has gone forever I'm afraid.

 

If AIC purchased the debt then it's kind of a revenge to claim back any unfair/illegal charges and PPI from them, ensure you claim interest at the rate it was charged to the account i.e contractual :-D

 

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I had actually claimed the charges back not long after

ah well - we live and learn.

thanks for advice guys:)

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