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I have been making regular token payments off two debts that have been sold to Capquest. 

 

One was a loan

 one was a credit card

both before 2007,

 

they are adding more interest each month than my payment so I dread to think what the total is now.

 

I want to sort these out but so scared to make any contact with them and I  really don't want my now credit file to be affected or to go to court.

 

I have doing some research and think that I need to apply for a subject access request - do I do this with the original creditor or Capquest?

 

I'm assuming that this will provide me with all the information that is held about me, so I'm assuming that I will be able to find out if this debt is enforceable?

 

I was going to send a CCA request as well but really anxious as to whats going to come through my letterbox. 

 

I haven't had any correspondence from them in relation to these debts since 2012 and no phonecalls but I can still remember how stressful it was at the time.

 

Are there different letters for loans and credit cards for the SAR and CCA and what is the likelihood of there being any paperwork for debts this old. 

 

Any advice would be appreciated.

 

Thank you.

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Good grief..stop blindly paying a fleecing dca.

and they shouldn't be adding ANYTHING.

 

a DCA is not a BAILIFF

and have

ZERO legal powers

 

let me guess..all this was done on the phone😹


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Send a CCA off to Capquest for each debt.

 

I would make sure you send it signed for delivery. Capquest are ' losing' a lot of mail at the moment, to the point of it being suspicious. Make sure you print off and save the signed for Royal Mail Signature too.

 

Capquest are known for buying unenforceable debts, so it's likely they don't have any paperwork.  They have 12 +2 days from the date of Receiving your CCA request to comply (which they won't), if you don't get anything back, stop paying ! No CCA, No pay.

 

As for your credit file, have you checked it to see if the debts are still on their?

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hold on the CCA request or any letter

as long as they have your correct address 

sit on your hands till they write to you then comeback here

 

do not EVER use email/text/phone again.

 

everything in writing only from now on!!

 

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Who are the original creditors and do you know if the debts have been assigned or are CQ just collecting?

 

 

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yes, get as much info as you have together before you do anything.

You say loans sold to CQ- did you receive the notice of assignent under the 1925 law of property act?

also can you  give us a precis of the statement you ahve got from as far back as possible, how much was owed back then, what you have paid and what interest and charges they have added since. They might owe you money and certainly your actual debt will be a damned sight less. Their naughtiness will attact interest at 8% at least on any overcharge so that effectively doubles the amoutn you ahve actually paid over 9 years

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Hi All

 

Thanks for your replies.  The debts were with Liverpool Victoria and I received a letter from them and Capquest stating that these debts have been assigned. I cancelled my direct debit this month but then got scared and made an online payment for my usual payment amount.

 

I have today received a letter regarding the credit card debt that as my debt plan has failed, despite the fact that they had the regular payment but obviously have not checked and just saw that I had cancelled the direct debit they have placed my account on hold for 30 days to enable me to complete a statement of means.  I'm sure I have read on this sitet hat only a Judge can order this form to be completed - is this correct?

 

I'm going to send the CCA forms off tomorrow recorded post but worried that these debts will be enforceable and I really need a small mortgage now to enable my mum to move in with me so I can look after her.

 The debt has increased £1600 in interest and charges, Liverpool Victoria advised me that they can charge this as the debt has been assigned to them - is this correct. 

 

What happens if the debts are enforceable?

 

I feel physically sick with worry at present. Any advice would be appreciated.

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DCA has no right to ask for a statement of means.

 

You have stopped paying them,  in a few months there will be nothing on your banks statements to indicate you are paying them.  It's off your credit file, and if they can't come up with a CCA it's not even enforceable.  

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Thank you for your quick response.  I have just typed up the CCA requests, so might make the post tonight.

 

Just worried about what happens next and they come up with some sort of agreement, as I am assuming that as the debts were sold they have the paperwork.

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If, and it's a really really big if, they come up with something then come back  and show it on this thread, there are people who will be able to tell you if it's enforceable.

 

For the record, Capquest took about 8 months to come back with an agreement for me, that was 18 months ago. The debt is now statute barred, it just goes to show that even if they have paperwork often they won't take any action.

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35 minutes ago, walkingonsunshine said:

as I am assuming that as the debts were sold they have the paperwork.

you have a lot to learn

they don't ever have any paperwork when its sold

you are simply one line in  spreadsheet of 10'000 of sold debts they buy in a debt portfolio.

don't forget they are totally powerless legally

and ARE NOT BAILIFFS.

 


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