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    • Hey! Sorry for not writing, I have been extremely busy in the past few weeks. I do have a question though and I wanted to see your opinion. I understand that the next step will be probably to take legal action against Amazon. But there is one thing that I haven't tried yet. What do you think about filing an official complaint through a third party, like https://www.econsumer.gov/#crnt or with the relevant (private sector?) ombudsman (I am not sure where I could do that)? And if I am not happy with the ombudsman's decision, I could still take court action. 
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Campaign to stop Banks and Retailers reporting to Credit Agencies for non existent debts


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New government petition to tie in with Supreme Court showdown. Please show your support. http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/59291

 

 

 

 

We, the undersigned, call on the UK Government to legislate against banks maliciously reporting disputed credit accounts to credit reference agencies (CRAs)

 

Banks have a nasty habit to hold people to ransom for money that they don't owe.

 

Working with retailers and CRAs, false accounts are created. Banks then try to extort money from victims,with the threat of a default.

 

If the victim refuses to pay, the bank maliciously defaults the account, annihilating the creditworthiness of it's victim.

 

The victim can't borrow to buy a family home or other borrowing (including 0% deals) and may have trouble finding employment.

 

The nightmare lasts 6 years (longer if the victim attempts to seek justice)

 

The Supreme Court will finally rule on the first case to have made it in early 2014. Durkin v DSG & HFC.

 

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One man has been campaigning for over 16 years to prevent Banks and Retailers reporting on a non existent debt. The latest news in this battle can be found in the thread linked below.

 

http://www.consumeractiongroup.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?264189-Default-damages-PCWorld-wrong-laptop-sold-amp-HFC-Finance-Supreme-Court&p=4456223#post4456223

 

 

This is now with the Supreme Court.

 

Please sign the petition in the first post :)

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1: Making a PPI claim ? - Q & A's and spreadsheets for single premium policy - HERE

2: Take back control of your finances - Debt Diaries

3: Feel Bullied by Creditors or Debt Collectors? Read Here

4: Staying Calm About Debt  Read Here

5: Forum rules - These have been updated - Please Read

 

 

BCOBS

 

2: Does your Bank play fair - You can force your Bank to play Fair with you

3: Banking Conduct of Business Regulations - The Hidden Rules

4: BCOBS and Unfair Treatment - Common Examples of Banks Behaving Badly

5: Fair Treatment for Credit Card Holders and Borrowers - COBS

 

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Signed

 

 

dpick

cannot find it A to Z

 

http://www.consumeractiongroup.co.uk/forum/consumer-forums-website-questions/53182-cant-find-what-youre.html

 

 

Halifax :D

Paid in full £2295

 

MBNA:mad: 20/03/2008 settled in full out of court

 

Capital One:D

07/07/2007 Capital one charges paid in full £1666

19/01/2008 recovered PPI £2216 + costs

 

Littlewoods :-D

12/08/2007 write off £1176.10 debt.

 

JD Williams charges refunded in full £640

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I am pleased to see that there had been a flurry of signatures - now stands at 93 :)

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1: Making a PPI claim ? - Q & A's and spreadsheets for single premium policy - HERE

2: Take back control of your finances - Debt Diaries

3: Feel Bullied by Creditors or Debt Collectors? Read Here

4: Staying Calm About Debt  Read Here

5: Forum rules - These have been updated - Please Read

 

 

BCOBS

 

2: Does your Bank play fair - You can force your Bank to play Fair with you

3: Banking Conduct of Business Regulations - The Hidden Rules

4: BCOBS and Unfair Treatment - Common Examples of Banks Behaving Badly

5: Fair Treatment for Credit Card Holders and Borrowers - COBS

 

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Signed

L/Woods B/Card/Cabot - Unenforceable CCA, SD Issued *WON+COSTS*

Capital One/Cabot - No CCA account irrecoverable.

Citi/DLC Hillesden - No CCA account irrecoverable

MBNA/Aegis - Unenforceable CCA

B/Card/HFO - Unenforceable CCA

Fashion World - No CCA account irrecoverable

TRUECALL IS A GODSEND!!

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Signed... I wish you the best of luck Richard!

 

I understand the hearing date was listed for 28th Jan... Please keep us all posted.

 

For far too long the CRIMINALS in the banking 'profession' have used there power to sway/bully/bribe the government.

 

Criminal acts should be dealt with by way of CRIMINAL sanctions.....:mad2:

 

(B)ankers should not be 'immune', and several (many) should do a bit of 'porridge', and have all personal assets confiscated.

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Signed and the very best of luck Richard. Having been through the mill with OH on our own case I know just how stacked against you this is as the judiciary prefers to believe the spoken word of the lawyers over the written evidence of the LiP. Best wishes, BB

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So very right but the govt and judiciary will do nothing for reasons including

a. banks bribe them by paying into party coffers

b. banks blackmail them that they will leave the country and pay even less tax than they pay now - with their tax avoidance schemes

c. politicians like to go to banking jobs after their political careers - very lucrative

d. hospitality perks from banks

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SecretJay, it can take a few hours to update. Although I note it is now at 242. I am saddened to see only 242 signatures.

 

The Supreme Court handed down its Judgment on Wednesday..

 

 

http://www.consumeractiongroup.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?420961-Richard-Durkin-wins-Supreme-Court-appeal-–-beware-lenders!

Have we helped you ...?         Please Donate button to the Consumer Action Group

 

Uploading documents to CAG ** Instructions **

 

Looking for a draft letter? Use the CAG Library

Dealing with Customer Service Departments? - read the CAG Guide first

 

1: Making a PPI claim ? - Q & A's and spreadsheets for single premium policy - HERE

2: Take back control of your finances - Debt Diaries

3: Feel Bullied by Creditors or Debt Collectors? Read Here

4: Staying Calm About Debt  Read Here

5: Forum rules - These have been updated - Please Read

 

 

BCOBS

 

2: Does your Bank play fair - You can force your Bank to play Fair with you

3: Banking Conduct of Business Regulations - The Hidden Rules

4: BCOBS and Unfair Treatment - Common Examples of Banks Behaving Badly

5: Fair Treatment for Credit Card Holders and Borrowers - COBS

 

Advice & opinions given by citizenb are personal, are not endorsed by Consumer Action Group or Bank Action Group, and are offered informally, without prejudice & without liability. Your decisions and actions are your own, and should you be in any doubt, you are advised to seek the opinion of a qualified professional.

 

PLEASE DO NOT ASK ME TO GIVE ADVICE BY PM - IF YOU PROVIDE A LINK TO YOUR THREAD THEN I WILL BE HAPPY TO OFFER ADVICE THERE:D

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