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Im a woman on the edge here! :Cry: In 2006 I bought furniture from land of leather on a buy now pay next year contract which was fine, Feb 07 i sent off my bank draft by registered post ie next day delivery a few days later i receive a letter from Creation Consumer Finance acknowledging receipt of payment but advising me that that was the settlement figure as i did not pay on time, which i DID, so after spending the whole day on the phone to An Post & the Royal Mail i finally traced my draft Royal Mail attempted a delivery but there was no one to collect in their building???:???::???::???: so i faxed up copy of receipts of the registered post etc to CCF but they were havin none of it. so i told them i would not be payin 997.68Eur for there own LAZINESS & that was it, then i receive a letter on 5th March sayin the above numbered agreement is in arrears for the amount shown above ARREARS: 0.00 euro's?????? (sorryin for goin on but it does get better)

 

Now I never heard from them after i rang them to tell them i had cancelled their DD they set up & i would not be payin anything as i had paid my balance of 1500.00! I never heard anything from them after that not one letter or phonecall...

 

Now after 2 years cashflow (debt recovery agent) is bangin down the phone lookin for 997.68 eur now can someone please tell me where do i go from here as i know i sent my payment off on time & it was them who never collected there post to lodge their payments??? Why should i pay this money?? Im absolutly LIVID!!! :evil::evil:

 

Please please help me!

 

Stella

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Hi, and welcome

 

This is a strange one!. My advice would be to send the 'prove it letter' to Cashflow?

 

or, alternatively, the account in dispute letter (bemused letter).

 

Others may hopefully be along with perhaps a different suggestion.


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The only person entitled to your Personal Finance details is a Judge not a DCA

 

Move all banking activity to another banking group if you have a dispute - your funds can be used to offset debts within the same group.

Be careful with Banking details (card/account numbers) as these can be used to take unauthorised payments.

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thanks for your reply, im so confused by it all... i dont know whether to tell your man form cash flow to get on his bike & f**k right off with himself or what iv sent eveything i had to send to him!

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