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Santander Have blocked my account - supposed fraud - want to raise a court claim to get my moneyback - help with how please?


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Hello CAGgers,

 

I have a question on how to proceed with reclaiming money from  Santander please. 

 

The bank closed my account due to an inflow (£3k) which came from a car sale and have refused to release the money to me. The account has been closed and we have been on the matter for over 60 days and I am about to go to court.

 

I have obtained an SAR from the Santander and I can see that the account was flagged and then closed on advice from the fraud team. What is baffling is the fact that they refused to release my money.

 

I would like to know which forms (and which regulations to refer to in my particulars of claim) to use for this type of action as it is not Credit/Debt related.

 

Many thanks

B-Bunch

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usually down to money laundering rules. barclays are the usual favourite for this happening to people

not heard of Satans bank doing it before.

have they also trashed your credit file with a CIFAS marker?

 

do you have written proof of the sale of the car?

and proof from the buyer that they made the BACS transfer?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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Hi dx, thanks for your response.

 

they haven't touched my credit file actually and I have all receipts and a proof from the buyer (screenshot of bank statement). They asked to see a V5C and I told them that I don't have it, this is the bone of contention. They have now closed the account but still refuse to issue a check for my balance. 

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why don't you have the green slip of the v5c

and what do they want it for?
 

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

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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to prove I actually sold the car. I have resolved to go to court and the SAR shows all the notes on the account. The fraud department flagged this and despite all entreaties, they refused to release the money. The buyer has send across a screenshot of his bank statement and I have the sales receipt showing I sold the car. I have also asked DVLA for confirmation. 

 

Do you know which legislation I can rely on please and which forms to use as I think I have all I need to show proof of legitimacy i.e.

 

1. Sales receipt (Issued by me to buyer)

2. Bank statement Screenshot (showing payment) and letter from buyer confirming they purchased the car.

3. Letters to CEO and their responses

4. SAR

5. Cover Note. 

 

it has passed 80 days now and I believe if the NCA is involved it should show up in the SAR, in any event I don't mind engaging relevant authorities and showing the proof and transaction history. 

 

thanks

B-Bunch

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You wont see CIFAS on your CRA for something like this. You have to go direct to CIFAS for that.

However... It is possible that they just closed your account because they werent comfortable about something but didnt trigger AMLR

 

 

 

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thanks all for the responses so far.

 

could anyone please confirm: 

 

1. whether the small claims court route is the right way to go

2. The small claims court process (and forms) to go through. 

3. documents and templates I can use in the library or other similar cases

 

appreciate your support and assistance. 

 

Thanks

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  • dx100uk changed the title to Santander Have blocked my account - supposed fraud - want to raise a court claim to get my moneyback - help with how please?

i have retitled your thread and moved it to our legal forum. so those experts will see it.

 

there is an MCOL small claim guide in the legal section of our library

 

dx

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

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

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You will have to serve a Letter before claim first and exhaust their internal complaints procedure in line with the Pre Action Protocol before issuing a claim.

 

https://www.gov.uk/make-money-claim

 

https://www.moneyclaim.gov.uk/web/mcol/welcome

 

Topic moved to Financial Legal Issues.

 

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Letter of claim then.....

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Plenty of examples on Google and here on this forum ..use your search button.

 

https://www.google.com/search?client=opera&q=Letter+of+claim+examples&sourceid=opera&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8

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