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I only had to send one letter. Within one month they responded with letters apologising for the delay & stating that they were investigating. A letter arrived this morning giving me a full refund of all charges to my account covering the last 6 years as asked for. They have also withdrawn the default notice. Without me asking, they also added a further £100 as compensation for any inconvenience!!

 

A total success. Thank you !!

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survey completed :)

 

Now to try my luck with some other debts :D

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Hi Shortcake how much was your total that you reclaimed?

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It was £1095.00, didn't get it physically though, they just knocked it off the money I owe them.

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Thats excellent! What bank did you claim from? and what did you write in the letter you sent?

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It was RBS, I used the template on here & tweaked it to suit my circumstances. I got the refund because they couldn't explain the service charge. As a student they shouldn't have been charging this. They admitted making a mistake.

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I am also with RBS and have been a full time student for the past 4 years, what parts of the letter did you change? Did you just point out that you were a student?

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Great result Shortcake, go on NLSneddon get that letter sent :D


Prelim sent May '06

LBA sent June '06

Fob off now rec'd to the prelim

Copy of fob off now rec'd as response to LBA!

Full repayment of all charges since 1997 now received.

Account Closed

Donation made :)

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Congratulations! :) If you don't mind me asking what did the service charge appear as on your statements? I've just received my statements going back to when I was a student and there is a mysterious £10 charge each month that I'm trying to figure out.


RBS:

Data Protection Act request sent 6/6/06

Prelim sent 23/6/06 - no response

LBA sent 10/7/06

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Yes it's a £10 charge. My description was something like 'chg to 16sep'

usually notified the previous month as a service charge that's going to be applied. As a student you shouldn't be getting a service charge. I did query it when I was a student & the girl in the bank said it was because i'd gone over my limit. Obviously she was wrong.

 

Good luck!!

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