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Took out a loan in 2013 when i was unemployed after a difficult time stupid idea at the time now ive been working for the last 2 and a half years ive cleared all my debts well thats what i thought until i got a letter from these cow boys this morning stating i owe them £292.00 from a debt dated back in 2013 which i thought was cleared, and i completly forgot about it.

 

So i got this letter this morning threatning to pass it over to Moorcrap Debt Recovery telling me they will come round my house etc not that im bothered i welcome there arrival to be pushed back down the drive way.

 

I am not refusing to pay the loan but what is really bugging me is i only borrowed £130 and these people have stuck almost 60 percent extra on top i know they have to make a little bit extra etc but £160 extra!?!?!?!

 

Ive told them that i will only pay the remaining balance if they come to some agreement with myself i will not involve myself with Moorcroft and will ignore all there letters

 

I am still waiting on a reply

 

So my questions are why are these people waiting 3 years without any correspondance on this time frame, Is this a tactic to add alot of fees before they process a letter of harrassment ?

 

Can they still persue all these fees when the only letter ive had off them is threats of DCA since 2013 ?

 

this seems to be a little tactic they are good at from other things ive read about WDA on here

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Original loan plus original contracted interest. Make them prove you owe anything else.


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Thanks for the advice, Im not sure if they did do an employment check they more than likely did though considering i never heard anything from them up until now,

 

Do you think they would try take this to court if i ignored them ?

 

I will email them and ask them to prove if i owe anything and where has all the charges come from ?

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WDA wouldnt take it to court, but IF they sell it on, the new owner might. Very unlikely but they could.


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Hmmm ok

 

so best not to pay them anything until i get the information i need off them ?

 

will report back once i have this

 

Thanks

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Full breakdown first which you ar elegally entitled to, then payment if agreed.


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