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    • As I recall the only thing you tried telling us was based on a quote that you selectively edited by Lord James of Blackheath. You misrepresented it as a statement of fact when it was actually a question which was laughed at by his peers in the House of Lords.  We told you it was garbage, you asked us to prove it and we did.   Remember?
    • you need to realise that for every person that does come to CAG and register and tell their story...there are poss 10'000 that don't but search the interweb whereby threads that are here pop up relating to like issues they are searching upon.   Most CAG siteteam and many other registered Caggers give advice that bears this in mind and post information which not only informs the starter of a thread upon what to do, but also takes into consideration the readers from the interweb that also read the relevant advice given that might not be brave enough to register and fess up.   to that end, there is very little alternative than to appear to give 'grief' [you deserve it - tough] to a cagger should certain previous advice not have been followed.....yours is a very classic case of such. hey I've found a backdoor CCJ.   to put it bluntly, had you have followed such previous advice, you most certainly would not be in the situation you are in here now.. .so by example, not giving you grief, for future readers...………..   ...never ever move without informing a debt owner of a move of address on any consumer debt that you last used or paid within the last say 7yrs. your credit file is a major key to ascertaining that information.... .but don't just read this advice come to the consumeractiongroup.co.uk website and let us help.   lecture over... what can you do..or more importantly....what can a claimant do now they have a default forthwith judgement against you. well we can't guess.... they might simply ignore it as 1000's of people with CCJ's find out..but it becomes an issue should you wish to say get a mortgage, remortgage or further credit.   i'm not going to enter into any of that here...that's for the reader to start a thread here and seek advice on their individual situation specific to them as you have done....   so...  bearing the all of the above in mind...over to you with regard to this backdoor CCJ.   as for the other debts that you didn't action before...go read your old thread and action what appropriate advice is given there for each type of debt that has been given should you wish to avoid any further backdoor CCJ's.   dx                    
    • hello my very good helpful friend. I am afraid to say that i did not. As i did not realise the relevance of it.   Should i be doing this right now of anyone on my credit file ?   Plz don't give me grief if u have already advised me...   do i do the ccs request now to everybody in that thread ?    
    • aha busted and stupid ...no wonder you've got mixed information here. never trust anything they say ..they have a very bad reputation for stating the truth.   now can you go get your credit file please..   there are cases whereby a council on historic CTAX debts do go for a county court CCJ, but a liability order from a magistrates court has far more clout legally than a county court CCJ and i've never heard of a court sending a bailiff out for 'multiple' CCJ collection.   me thinks he is pulling the wool here a bit and has looked at your credit file and seen CCJ's too so thought he'd chance his arm and use those as further leverage.   don't worry about the sat visit simply ignore do not answer the door if he appears. your task is too gather data at present.   credit file please..        
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Hi all,

 

I am new to this and would like to ask for some advice.

 

Unfortunately I got my self in a payday mess, I have had several which i now have payment arrangements set up.

 

Due to 1 tough month I did not stick to the payment arrangement with WDA and they straight away passed this to DCS (DRS)

 

The amount that was owed before i failed the payment was £340 - DRS have given me 2 options:

Pay £401 now.

Pay £580 over 6 months

 

I asked them to have a full break down of the charges added which I got the response of " it's the APR mate"

I wish I could pay the full amount but I am unable to.

 

I gave them an offer of £40 a month which they declined, I ignored the calls so I could have a think, they repeatedly called my work desk phone which got me in trouble as the calls are monitored. They said they will apply for a attachment of earnings which will be taken straight from my wage (again this does not look good to my boss I imagine), so now I am a bit worried.

 

If £580 over 6 months is the best option to you guys? then I would go ahead and do this, but without exaggeration I will be eating rice for the next 6 months.

 

Also does anyone have any experience with this DCA? I talked very calmly and professionally on the phone and the person I spoke to got excited very quickly like I owed him personally money, I asked them to please stop calling my work phone (stupid me for giving it to them on the WDA application) which i got a response we can call your work phone or your employer at anytime we want.

 

The stress levels with me are on the rise so would appreciate any advice.

 

Many thanks,

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Hi

 

Im not an expert but as far as im aware you if you hit financial difficulty you tell them what your paying each month as its all you can reaonably afford if they refuse drop the offer as they are doing nothing to aid you.

 

You can also file complaints to the OFT for those calls as they should not be calling you at work especailly if you habe said not to. Also complian using their own complaints procedure.

 

Others will be along to asist further.hope this helps

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They should also provide you with a full breakdown of charges an not just "its the APR" if you ask they have to provide it.

 

£40 a month is more then resonable in my opinion. But like i said you TELL them what you are paying as its all you can afford at the moment and as goodwill should stop interest and charges. If they dont drop them to £1 a month as thy are doinb nothing to assist you in time of harship.

I hope that makes sence.

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Thanks for the advice!

 

Quick question, can this DCA apply for an attachment of earnings and take the amount of my wages? they advised me this would be done swiftly.

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Indeed as mk says not without a court order. Its just their usual threat-o-gram nonsence! Plus i think only the Original Creditor can do that.

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Thank you for the advice all, you have eased my nerves.

 

I will stick to my offer of £40.

 

Next time the call will be recorded (they are warned) so if they get abusive and continue to call at work I will complain

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An AOE can ONLY be issued as follows:

 

The debt is taken to court. The creditor wins the case and a CCJ is granted ( takes a MINIMUM of 30 days after the case is won). You then make no payments to the CCJ. The CCJ then heads back to court and you are invited to explain why you cannot make payments. If you dont attend, or dont inform the court then they have a variety o options at their disposal. This can take MONTHS.

 

However, if you give them an I&E sheet that shows you can only afford a fivcer a month, then thats all they will tell you to pay, and even then, payment is made by the method of your choosing. Normally Giro/Debit card or standing order.

 

In short, the creditor/DCA is lying and misleading you and you MUST make full and formal complaints.


Any advice i give is my own and is based solely on personal experience. If in any doubt about a situation , please contact a certified legal representative or debt counsellor..

 

 

If my advice helps you, click the star icon at the bottom of my post and feel free to say thanks

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Your most welcome.

Well explained renegadeimp.

 

Also if they ring your work and they disclose any information to anyone but you they are seriosuly in the doo doo!!

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