Jump to content

 

BankFodder BankFodder


  • Tweets

  • Posts

    • Also, here is a link https://www.hestia.org/domestic-abuse    
    • Here is the app from the play store https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.newtonmobile.hestia&hl=en   I think there is an equivalent on the Apple store. I think it provides advice and contacts but I also heard somewhere that it allows you to keep some kind of log. I think keeping a log is extremely important – especially if there is any doubt as to whether one is going to be believed.
    • On the Middlesbrough Council portal a search for "Excel" - "Excel Parking Services" - "Excel Parking Services Ltd" produced no results. A search for "The Leisure Fund Ltd" brought up a request for planning permission for a building extension.
    • I'm afraid that I'm not especially familiar with the injunctions and orders et cetera that are available in these kinds of buried difficult situations. What I am pretty certain of is that if there is some kind of proceedings began while the partner is still living in the home then that will increase tensions to an intolerable level and also increase any danger. I think this would mean that they would have to be a move to have the abusive partner excluded from the home. How many children are there and why should she be worried that the children might be taken away? I have to say that if the children are living in a situation where they are aware that there is this level of abuse between their parents then it can only be extremely damaging to them and the sooner the matter was resolved and the home became a peaceful and stable environment for them, the better. I think this would absolutely require the removal of the abusive partner. If the police have already been made aware of his abusive behaviour then it seems to me that the presumption will be in favour of her remaining at the home with her children. One thing she should certainly do is start to keep a detailed log of what is going on. She needs to be extremely careful that this log is not discovered and in fact I think that there is an app which maybe allows a log to be kept and is stored off the phone and in the cloud somewhere. I will check it out and come back. I very much hope that there will be others who have experience of this kind of thing either because they have been in this kind of situation or else because they have supported somebody who is in that situation who will be able to come along and give better advice. Can you tell us more about the children please. I think that their well-being might be pivotal to finding a solution to the whole problem
    • Hi All,   Not sure if this is the correct section to post in, please move if it isn't.   During the storm over the last couple of days I noticed a tiled on the shed roof had slipped and opened a hole, on close inspection it turns out they are Asbestos tiles. Nowhere in our survey did it state that and we weren't informed during the sale period.   This is our first house so I had no idea what Asbestos looked like and didn't suspect a thing, we just new the roof looked a little worse for wear and would plan to replace it once settled in etc.   I am assuming this is now going to cost a lot more to have removed and replaced, and we would of factored the cost in when we made the offer on the property.   Is there anything I can do in regards to either the Surveyors or the Estate Agents to have the costs either contributed to or covered ?   Thanks
  • Our picks

Emmoligen

Italian speeding fine from 4 years ago - demand from DCA

Recommended Posts

I was just reading this thread which has now been closed:

https://www.consumeractiongroup.co.uk/topic/415098-credit-limits-international-italian-highway-code-debt/

 

The issue concerned a speeding fine and the same thing has happened to me.

I was caught speeding in Florence in 2015 and received a letter from Credit Limits International demanding £248.

The company included the original copy of the fine from the Florence Police which was €69.

I have no doubt the speeding happened - though this is the first I heard of it.

 

I negotiated with the company explaining this and the fee was reduced to £137 (covering the initial fine and collection costs).

 

Can anyone tell me whether I ought to pay this?

I don't mind doing so but it still seems a bit steep and the above-referenced thread seemed to suggest that this is something best ignored completely.

 

I'm concerned that it's dodgy and that if I do pay it - they will come back asking for more.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

no don't get fleeced.

 

dx

 


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

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks dx100uk - but would it be possible to get an more detail as to why? Presumably, the debt is valid and has been purchased at whatever percentage on the debt by Credit Limits International from the Florence authorities?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I thought you said you'd read the thread you indicated?

 

 


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

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Why would Italian Police use a company like CLI who charge for template letters ?

 

You would think anything officially due would be dealt  with through a proper process.


We could do with some help from you.

PLEASE HELP US TO KEEP THIS SITE RUNNING EVERY POUND DONATED WILL HELP US TO KEEP HELPING OTHERS

 

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

 

If you want advice on your thread please PM me a link to your thread

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I did read the thread, but the advice was "don't pay" - and the original poster didn't come back to say what had happened in the end.

 

unclebulgaria - the DCA does have a copy of the official speeding notice.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

read the letter

it says our client...

 

everything else is explained in that other thread or any CLI thread gere .

use our search..

 

a dca IS NOT A BAILIFF


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

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for the advice. Our letter from CLI says:

 

"We have been appointed to act on behalf of Corpo Di Polizia Municipale Di Firenze for the purpose of recovering the outstanding debt..."

 

"Whatever you decide to do, do bear in mind that it is our client's policy to recover all outstanding debts..."

 

Does this mean, then, that CLI don't own the debt themselves and that we are therefore ok to ignore correspondence? My wife is in email contact with someone at CLI...which is where we have received the negotiated revised offer as mentioned in my first post 

 

"I negotiated with the company explaining this and the fee was reduced to £137 (covering the initial fine and collection costs)."

 

Should we reply to his latest email and if so, what should we say?

 

Many thanks.

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

act on behalf of

these debts are never sold

ignore totally 

 

ignore 

block 

and bounce all emails and their addresses

you should never ever reply to any email or phone calls regarding ANY DEBT from anyone let alone a DCA.

 

any DCA no matter what country they come from are:

 

NOT BAILIFFS

and have 

ZERO legal powers on ANY debt.


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

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks again dx100uk - very helpful advice.

 

I wonder how on earth these people get what seem to be legitimate speeding / parking etc., offence details then? Do they just buy the lists to try it on I wonder?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yep

They offer to try and get money by hook or by crook

In all truth they leave it years then send a stupid cleverly worded threat-o-gram

That people NEVER READ PROPERLY

that doesn't say WILL anything.

then pocket the money if they find a MUG


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

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This is taken from the FCA register.  Still lapsed status.  There is no mention on the CLI web site that they are authorised in the UK to conduct debt collection activities.  They are registered to a European debt collection  body.  

 

They simply appear to offer a service of providing template letters, with any debts being paid directly to the clients who believe they are owed a debt. CLI cannot actually do much themselves. as has already been mentioned.

 

Firm Name: Credit Limits International Limited
Interim Permissions Reference Number: 627201
Current status: Lapsed
FS Register Status Effective Date:  
Interim Permission End Date:  
Firm Reference Number:  
Principal Place of Business Address: 1st Floor 14 Shunters Close
Faversham
Kent ME13 8GF
Registered Office Address: 7 Church Road Oare
Faversham
Kent ME13 0QA

We could do with some help from you.

PLEASE HELP US TO KEEP THIS SITE RUNNING EVERY POUND DONATED WILL HELP US TO KEEP HELPING OTHERS

 

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

 

If you want advice on your thread please PM me a link to your thread

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 Caggers

    No registered users viewing this page.


  • Have we helped you ...?


×
×
  • Create New...