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Hi all, 

 

been sent letter from DWF asking for £170 payment regarding a shoplifting event.

 

The costs are for the security costs and stolen goods which the store kept etc. 

 

Am I correct in saying I can ignore these and after 2-3 more letters will hear no more about it?

 

Thanks in advance 

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Hi Ya

 

I've moved you to the Retail Loss Prevention Forum.

 

yep you've got it right

 

plenty of threads here to read 

 

might not be that few letter or that quick

but whatever

you totally ignore them.

 

you seem to be pretty savvy ..

so to help others that might not be so ..

 

if you wish

scan up to PDF the letter

and any others as you get them

as we'd all like a good laugh at what the latest ones say

 

read upload it tells you how. 

 


please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

if everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's tomorrow

the biggest financial industry in the UK, DCA;s would collapse overnight.

 

 

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Hi all,

 

just some confirmation advice required please.

 

Attached is letter number 1 from DWF regarding money they say I owe them. 

 

All goods were returned to the store and no police involvement.

 

Is it perfectly okay, as mentioned in other forums, to ignore this letter and I won’t get taken to court etc? 

 

I have been stressed recently and spent the last week thinking about my actions and sorting it out, now I’m just worried about future letters and further action?

 

Will they go back to Tesco if they don’t hear from me? 

 

Thanks in advance 

 

Would appear I can’t attach the letter photo 

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simply ignore.

 

did you read upload and convert to PDF?

 


please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

if everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's tomorrow

the biggest financial industry in the UK, DCA;s would collapse overnight.

 

 

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Hi, 

 

Just some advice to put me at ease would be best. 3rd letter from DWF has arrived RE: shoplifting at Tesco. 

 

Has as anyone ever been taken to court by dwf, or will they give up after this letter? 

 

Thanks 

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threads merged..

 

NO

 

unknown.

 

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please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

if everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's tomorrow

the biggest financial industry in the UK, DCA;s would collapse overnight.

 

 

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Hi, 

 

thanks, I assume the unknown is in response to how many letters will be sent

 

the 3rd letter is much scarier in threats than the previous two 

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scarier?  they threatened you with a plague of frogs or was it locusts, I can never remember the order.

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Haha

 

just the actual mention of court action, bailiffs etc etc is more demanding than the last letter which mentions I just owe them money 

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court action they cant

bailiffs ?? on a civil case yea ok!!


please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

if everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's tomorrow

the biggest financial industry in the UK, DCA;s would collapse overnight.

 

 

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CCJ for what?

 

dx

 


please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

if everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's tomorrow

the biggest financial industry in the UK, DCA;s would collapse overnight.

 

 

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The money they are claiming when I ignore them further?

 

Judging by older threads here, I shouldn’t hear any more from them now I have had three letters. Does that sound about right? 

 

Thanks for all the advice 

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who are 'they'??

 

 


please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

if everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's tomorrow

the biggest financial industry in the UK, DCA;s would collapse overnight.

 

 

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Dwf. Got the third letter from them today saying they’ll consider various actions to claim the money 

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dwf are working for their client 

stuff and all they can do to anyone.


please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

if everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's tomorrow

the biggest financial industry in the UK, DCA;s would collapse overnight.

 

 

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So should I take the threats in the letter seriously? that is what I’m trying to get at? 

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what legal powers do DWF have?

 

dx

 


please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

if everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's tomorrow

the biggest financial industry in the UK, DCA;s would collapse overnight.

 

 

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you need to read the letters carefully rather than jumping to the conclusion they want you to.

they aren't threatening to take you to court, they will be saying if out client does do this and they win then such and such could happen.

Most of that will be tripe as well as you can't get bailiffs involved with a £170 debt judgement even if the wild norsemen could drag the claim to court

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And chances are Tesco won’t go back over the issue as it would cost them more than the costs they are claiming I assume? 

 

Thanks for the advice, definitely peace of mind stuff 

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