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Hello all,

I have advised my cousin to claim her charges back from Nationwide, she took her SAR letter and cheque to her branch today and delivered it by hand. I am now really worried after reading that Nationwide close the accounts of people claiming their money back. Have you all had your accounts closed? Would appreciate any replies. Thank You.

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I certainly had my own account closed once I had claimed my charges back and as far as I can tell, so has everybody else.

 

You need to advise your cousin to open a new account asap!

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Not had my account closed yet but i am expecting them to. I opened 2 new accounts, a Natwest Step and a Co-op Cashminder, didn't have any problems getting them. I would advise your cousin to open an account asap, as once they have claimed the charges back they may find it more difficult to open another bank account.


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Yep, got my letter yesterday, I don't think they haven't closed anyones account who's claimed there charges back.


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Nationwide close accounts as a matter of course when people make claims.

 

They have even admitted so on the radio!


Opinions given herein are made informally by myself as a lay-person in good faith based on personal experience. For legal advice you must always consult a registered and insured lawyer.

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how much notice did they give you before closing your accounts or was this instant ?

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30 days, but i am aware that the ombersman is looking into this.


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closed our account and then demanded the overdraft back and was going to take us to court.

 

Then when we paid the overdraft back they said do you want to keep your account open. When they had told us that they were closing it!! Just wanted money back that they gave us.

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Thank you all for your replies, will let you know what happens. As she has just handed in her SAR she will wait for her statements to see how much they owe her and if it is worth claiming and so losing the account.

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