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Crapquest pestering again on my Cap1 debt

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Have a debt with CrapOne, been paying every month without fail to them voluntarily as i do own the debt , for the past 2 years as i say without fail directly to Crapone via internet banking.

 

The debt is now down to a third of its original value , which is good. However during the last couple of years Crap'quest have occasionally raised their ugly heads and sent the odd letter....."our client demands full payment, or else court etc". "we are acting for our client etc etc".

 

Well they have written again under the old "HL Legall" guise. Again it is "you have ignored our previous requests for payment etc etc, will take you to court incurring costs. However if you pay this amount then it will be settled".

 

Is this the usual shot in the dark letter. Do they have a legal right to recover the money or am i ok as i have paid voluntarily regularly for 2 yrs or more(now the payment i make is higher than the minimum payment would have been on the account had it still been in use).

 

What letter do i send the numbheads to suggest that they are not the rightful owners of said debt.

 

It would be a shame for me to end up in county court now and incur costs as i have made the effort over some time to pay this off.

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They can take you to court to try to get increased payments. I does not matter that you have been making payments to them.

 

If the repayments are for what you can afford to repay, then write to tell this. You do not have to provide them with income and expenditure, even if they write back to ask for this.


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It is highly unlikely they will take this to court. If they did and you showed the judge that you had been making payments, the judge would rip them to pieces.

 

My advise. Carry on as normal and ignore the idiots.

 

Have you sent them a CCA request? If they don't want to play fair and then if they sent a dodgy agreement back, you could stop paying them altogether


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I haven't paid crapquest anything as they do not own the debt or any right to it. I pay capone directly, the debt was well over £1200 but now is just over £400 due to me keeping up regular payments, not little token ones either but £30 month.

 

I find this all a little irritating as we have had a large number of debts which i have gradually chipped away at over the years and only have a couple of outstanding issues with a couple of creditors left to go now. Then this raises its head again even though they are getting good regular payments.

 

This is the second of these letters i have had , the last one was from last year. Thought they had seen the account was being paid and near the end so gave up.....how wrong was i?

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quote:-

 

 

They can take you to court to try to get increased payments. I does not matter that you have been making payments to them.

 

If the repayments are for what you can afford to repay, then write to tell this. You do not have to provide them with income and expenditure, even if they write back to ask for this.

 

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i am not aware that capquest or anyone else can take anyone to court "to get increased payments" on a credit agreement-

 

The claimant can only apply to a court to re assess monthly payments on an existing ccj on which the debtor is making monthly payments!!

 

capquest may indeed be able to commence a court action in respect of the total amount of the outstanding debt- but your reply is, with respect, miselading

 

further- i would venture to suggest that a judge- being presented with the facts of this case and the regular payments which are reducing the debt- might well "spank the creditors bottom" - in the amount he orders the debtor to pay- even if the creditor were to obtain a ccj

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