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Hi all,

 

long time lurker first time poster,

 

At the end of june this year i received a letter from a STA Graydon a DCA in kent on the behalf of the Univeristy of wolverhampton for un paid tuition fees. I was a student there from 2003-2007 and my fees were paid by my local education authority. I had prior to this some time last summer received an invoice from the Uni for the fees, to which i replied in writing and told them that the education authority paid my fees while i was a student and to my knowledge all payments had been made.

 

I have already written to the DCA asking them for what it is specifically the university are claiming is outstanding and they, after a month write to me again explaining that there was no payments made in my final year by either the LEA or myself.

 

I have replied and told them i will contact the LEA and see what is amiss

 

Not really sure where to go from here, can i hold off the DCA while i get some answers? thus far the two times i have spoken to them they have been fairly pleasant and made no outrageous demands. . . yet

 

apologies for the wall of text any help would be very appreciated

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Welcome to the site.

Not familiar with the DCA unfortunately.

Will try and find something.

Are they saying they have bought the alleged debt/account ?

Or are they collecting for the Uni ?

Have you looked on your credit files recently to see if theres anything there ?

You are within your rights to demand some information relating to this,and are covered under OFT debt collection guidelines.

You say that they have been reasonable so far,thats good to hear.

You need to keep things in writing,and get them to clarify they are acting for the Uni.

I think either way,would be an idea to try to get something from the UNI,it may need a subject Access request.

Have the DCA been communicating in writing ?

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Ok looks like these;

 

Application / Licence Details

 

 

 

Licence Number:0635875

Licence Status:Current

 

Current Applicant / Licensee:

 

Business NameCompany Registration Number STA International Ltd2893487

 

Categories:

 

Debt collecting

 

Right To Canvass Off Trade Premises:No

 

 

Trading Name(s) (Current):

 

SME Collect STA Graydon

 

Issued Date: 29-Apr-2010

Date Maintenance Payment Due: 28-Apr-2015

 

 

Legal Formation:

 

Body Corporate (incorporated inside UK)

 

Current Individuals that run the organisation:

 

NamePosition Colin Thomas Jeffrey Tulchin Joop Quist Matt Quinn

 

Nature of Business:

 

Other

 

Current Address(es):

 

Address TypeAddress CorrespondenceColman House, King Street, MAIDSTONE, Kent, ME14 1DN, United Kingdom Principal Place Of BusinessColman House, King Street, MAIDSTONE, Kent, ME14 1DN, United Kingdom Registered OfficeColman House, King Street, MAIDSTONE, Kent, ME14 1DN, United Kingdom

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Could be stat barred too.

You can either wait for more from them or take it to them.

Up to you really.

If you write to them ask for a copy of their complaints procedure.These are CSA members.

Worth checking your credit file for 2 quid too.

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Hi Martin3030

 

Thanks for your reply,

 

They are acting on behalf of the Uni,

 

I checked my credit file quite recently and nothing odd there,

 

First thing i had of STA Graydon was in writing, i then phoned to tell them i would contact them in writing and would like to communicate in that fashion, next came a call from them to tell me they had the info i had requested and would like to email it to me, i asked for it in writing which came a day later.

 

Forgot to mention i had writen to the University at the same time as i first write to STA and as of today have no response from them.

 

Again thanks for the help

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Ok it seems strange that the account is still with the UNI.

I would insist on all the details such as account number,dates etc and contact the UNI again.

Keep everything with Graydon in writing,and insist they do the same.

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