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It's not often that TV inspires me to do anything but the bullying antics of the two thugs who are the focus of this program have had me shouting at the TV set so much that the better half has actually turned it off and hid the remote.

 

How dare this bully boy lays his hands on bewildered women to snatch their car keys away not caring they have house keys on the same bunch or with any care for their personal safety.

 

Not often I'm made angry but this has left me apoplectic.

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Evening all hope all are well

 

hope im posting in the right place

 

so im watching the "repo man" on channel 4

 

can this "company"/guy do what his doing??

in one part ive seen them taking car keys while the owner is in the car, to my knowledge isn't that robbery?

ive seen him fight with people..

 

is this around in the UK??

can finance company let this happen and hire these type of people??

 

i thought bailiffs were the worst people on the earth but these people take the mick

 

really would like to read others views

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It's not often that TV inspires me to do anything but the bullying antics of the two thugs who are the focus of this program have had me shouting at the TV set so much that the better half has actually turned it off and hid the remote.

 

How dare this bully boy lays his hands on bewildered women to snatch their car keys away not caring they have house keys on the same bunch or with any care for their personal safety.

 

Not often I'm made angry but this has left me apoplectic.

 

Couldn't agree more! I'm shouting at the TV too

 

Are we just to assume that these people whose cars these thugs are snatching back haven't paid more than 1/3 of the finance agreement ???

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I'm watching it and getting angrier by the minute !

 

Are we going to be told what the legal status of these repossessions are ? Have any of those people whose cars have been snatched paid more than 1/3 of the finance agreement?? some finance companies instruct repo men in the hope that people don't know their rights and will be bullied into handing over the keys...

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I have just seen a clip

 

http://www.channel4.com/programmes/the-repo-man/video/series-1/episode-1/s1-ep1-the-repo-man

 

I think the finance companies should be taken to task for hiring these thugs. This is no different to the old loan sharks and I thought that had been stopped.

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Just watched them tell a Chinese family a debt over 6 years old had to be paid - fuming.

 

Turned it back off now, can't allow this to annoy me this much!

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Am going to catch it on +1, perhaps we should write to Channel 4 and educate them on the illegalities their "hero" perpetrates

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Am going to catch it on +1, perhaps we should write to Channel 4 and educate them on the illegalities their "hero" perpetrates

 

That's exactly what I intend to do

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Oddly enough I have just done that, mentioned illegal searches, statute barred debts, racist comments, intimidation and violent acts employed etc. Followedd it up with a complaint to Ofcom - all done on line.

 

Also advised them I would be complaining to Ofcom so let's see what they have to say.

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That's exactly what I intend to do

I shall no doubt be joining you in that action, the case referred to by Homer 67 about the Statute barred debt is very naughty.

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i don't think we are getting the whole story here

it seems that he is a bailiff?

or so reviews of the program state

so must be acting upon court orders?

anyone searched the register yet?

http://www.donegalinvestigations.co.uk/

is this the same lot?

say dissolved as of today?

http://www.companiesintheuk.co.uk/ltd/donegal-investigations

dx

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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Companies House gives data on that company as Status: Dissolved 12/06/2012 Date of Incorporation: 28/10/2010, with no accounts ever filed. I'd have thought it is a different company.

 

the linked website is odd. It is almost certainly there only for the C4 programme : tehre are no proper contact details, and it is centred around the C4 broadcast . Is the company a television fiction or put-up?

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I don't think they are certificated bailiffs they act on the instructions of finance companies, don't know whether they have court orders for recovery, or whether the paperwork is form the finance company and I'm sure the programme itself is prima facie evidence of assault, and other offences, by Sean and his crew.

 

addendum: have complained to Channel 4 and OFCOM.

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I watched this programme, and couldn't quite believe what I was seeing - assault, bullying and general thuggery, absolutely disgusting!

 

I have also complained to C4!

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Watched it myself and couldn't believe the whole "Hard man" image being portrayed, reinforced by the hiring of an ex pro boxer who "is prepared if it kicks off". :evil:

 

Anyone who grapples a man from his car and then physically assaults him without even identifying himself as shown on this program is guilty of assault and should be arrested.

 

Turned it off half way through as I started to think it was a complete fabrication engineered to stimulate the kind of outrage that is being displayed on here

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I don't watch programmes such as this, as they are just annoying. There are a couple of US programmes which follow US repo firms and over there when they go out, they are at risk of getting shot.

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channel 4od website

 

or their own one carried above holds all the episodes

 

dx

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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I too was disgusted and felt for his son to be honest who seemed the complete opposite to his thug of a dad! I said to dh that I could imagine him being a real bully at home ...funny how we never saw his wife! It was just so wrong in every aspect ....I just hope one day he gets to feel what its like to be in debt through no fault of your own and have to deal with all these people. They tried to make him out to be such a hero when he was only in service for a couple of years and left at 21 hardly service must of been too much for him! Sorry don't rant that often but he really got me going!

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http://www.channel4.com/programmes/the-repo-man

 

They have sunk to a new low where someone has set up a spoof where Repo man snatches a monitor, and the victim dies from a heart attack, Appalling, as someone with a heart complaint could actually die as a result of the manner of enforcement.

 

News reports on it here

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/10034081/Repo-Man-Channel-4-review.html

 

and:

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/reviews/last-nights-viewing-the-repo-man-channel-412yearold-lifer-channel-4-8601542.html

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My complaint

 

Your message :

This programme is disgusting, the Repo Man is engaging in possible illegal actions, is he actually a certificated bailiff? If so he is guilty of assaulting debtors and acting in a thoughroughly unprofessional manner, if he is a Certificated bailiff and the judge at the court of issue sees this he may well revoke it on the evidence of the programme. I will also be contacting OFCOM regarding the content and the actions of the REPO MAN.

 

CH4 reply:

 

Dear Mr Brassnecked,

 

Thank you for contacting Channel 4 Viewer Enquiries regarding THE REPO MAN.

 

We are sorry to hear that you found this programme to be disgusting and you found the baliff in question to be unprofessional.

Please be assured your complaint has been logged and noted for the information of those responsible for our programming.

Thank you again for taking the time to contact us. We appreciate all feedback from our viewers; complimentary or otherwise.

 

Regards,

 

Alex Chase

 

Hope the muppets pay attention

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