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18 year olds tried to take from Boots, got caught and no police involved - whats the next steps?


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Me and my friend are 18 years old and we stupidly tried to take some things from Boots like makeup and probiotic but we took the wrapper off which makes it look suspicious. As we left the store we got caught by the security guard and dragged into the store. He took pictures of us, the items and our provisional driving licenses. He didn’t say much at all to us and seemed very pissed off. Then he told us to leave without calling the police but will the police be informed about it now?

We fully regret our decisions and are willing to pay for our consequences. However we are unsure of what these consequences will be. From what we have read online, we think that we will be sent a letter home for us to pay a fine but who will send this letter? Will it be the police or Boots? Also, what will the envelope look like because we don’t want our parents finding and opening it. What are the next steps?

If anyone could help us with these details, we would be grateful.

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the police were not so now cannot be involved and more importantly won't ever be interested in a bunch of silly teenagers.

its not a fine and never can be.

 

you might get scary letters from either RLP or DWF.

which can be totally ignored and binned.

 

lots of threads here to read in the forum you found and posted in.

 

lastly ...GROW UP!! i know it tempting with your peers around you to impress but its seriously not worth it .

 

dx

 

 

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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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Thank you for response.

The security guard did not mention anything about a ban on the shop or a fine, he barely spoke to us. 

 

We're confused with what will happen,

we understand being banned from the shop but we haven't been told that this will happen to us.

 

We have read numerous forum chats of people in a similar situation, and they were told they were not allowed to enter the shop again and they were told that they should be expecting a letter regarding a fine.

 

What do you think they will do with the picture of our ID's?

 

Can they still send a letter if they don't warn us or tell us about it?

 

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it is not a fine !!

 

no-one can fine anyone for shop lifting 

 

nothing anyone can do

 

ignore move on.

 

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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Nope cant under gdpr rules as such.

Please read threads here

all your questions will be answered.

 

its so the rlp/dwp can send you scamming letters which you can ignore.

 

 

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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there are loads of scans of the letters in threads here.

 

fess up!! to your parents, as in other threads, honesty is the best way.

 

 

what these orgs do, is a scam, none of the so called 'civil restoration' figure goes anywhere near the retailers, it goes straight in RLP/DWF's pocket for the pub drinks that night and to fund their vile harassment of others.

 

just because any UK wide retailers head office got conned into signing a nationwide agreement on all stores doesn't mean its legit.

there was a rather famous retailer theft court case a few years ago whereby these people lost and in the about 7yrs since not once has any retailer/RLP peddler gone to court again, but their scamming continues.

 

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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