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i recently had bailiffs banging on the door demanding £320 for a £42.50 toll fee that I didn't know I had.  There was no contact, letters, email, phone calls prior to the knock. I paid the balance because I was scared and didn't ask any question. Is it worth disputing and does anyone know if this amount is correct?

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moved to the main bailiff forum..

what do you mean by toll...is this a Dartford crossing issue?

 

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Did these people identify themselves? Do you know which Bailiffs they were?

Did you pay cash or by card?

You should have received several letters before any call


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You should write to whoever they were and ask for a breakdown of any and all fees charged which should also include dates.


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9 hours ago, Rach00 said:

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i recently had bailiffs banging on the door demanding £320 for a £42.50 toll fee that I didn't know I had.  There was no contact, letters, email, phone calls prior to the knock. I paid the balance because I was scared and didn't ask any question. Is it worth disputing and does anyone know if this amount is correct?

thanks 

The amount that you paid seems odd.

If this debt had been for an unpaid  Dartford Crossing toll, the amount that you have been asked to pay at visit stage would be £425. If the debt had been an unpaid Merseyflow toll (for using the Mersey Gateway Bridge) then the amount would be £380. 

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