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Advice on a Parking Eye Parking Charge Notice
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Fellpony
Old 13-02-2010, 8:26 PM
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Default Advice on a Parking Eye Parking Charge Notice

I have received a Parking Charge Notice from Parking Eye, it says it has photographic evidence of me parking in B and Q car park, it even gives times down to the very second!!

I know I parked there but never saw any signs to say that the maximum time I could park there was 2 hours.

They would like me to pay 50.00 before Friday 17th Feb or it will go up to 80.

Any advice would be most gratefully received!!
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Old 13-02-2010, 8:32 PM
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tell them to get stuffed
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Old 13-02-2010, 8:40 PM
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Read all of these similar threads (you just needed to search for Parking Eye on the forums):

http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/...rchid=75991655

Then read the sticky ('please read before posting'!) which tells you about these fake PCNs:

http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/...html?t=1363571

Then see the Parking Eye letter-chain that you will receive, illustrated here:

http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/...71&postcount=1

Then just sit back and ignore the scammers. It doesn't matter even if they had the clearest high-def photo ever of your car and a timer calibrated to Greenwich Mean Time! It's not evidence of anything you need to worry about.

You have not committed any offence and nothing will happen except the registered keeper will be sent the letters shown on the last link. Ignore the lot and they will just stop & give up, they are seeking victims who will be scared and pay.

Don't be a victim of a private parking company scam!
Ticket in a private car park in England/Wales?... DON'T PAY IT BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT- the advice changed in 2012/13!

CLICK on '>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking>' end of the small blue 'Home>Forums>' link, top of the page, to see current threads.
Do NOT read older advice to ignore, unless it was in Scotland or NI.
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Old 13-02-2010, 8:42 PM
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I like the sentiment but its probably easier and eventually quicker to just ignore them. As its only a begging letter that should be easy.
You will get 4-6 more threatening letters/solicitors letters and debt collectors missives. All safely ignored.
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Old 13-02-2010, 9:56 PM
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Parking Eye are total muppets. Do not be intimidated by their 'unfailing' technology
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/devon/8322783.stm
Still waiting for Parking Eye to send the court summons! Make my day!
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Old 13-02-2010, 10:12 PM
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Thank you very much guys and gals, I would have just paid it but wondered if I could get round it some way. Here starts the ignoring the letters!!
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Old 13-02-2010, 10:24 PM
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With a wedding coming up, you have better uses for your money than paying scammers.
Still waiting for Parking Eye to send the court summons! Make my day!
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Old 13-02-2010, 11:19 PM
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Parking Eye are a bunch of numpties, even by PPC standards. They are very easy to ignore, I have been doing it for years. Expect another letter from them followed by a couple from an outfit called CCS then they will crawl back into their pond.
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I agree, ignore. I had a ticket from them, then one letter from CCS. And that was that. They were rubbish, as scammers go.
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Old 08-03-2010, 11:07 PM
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We got one of these lovely "PCN"'s today from parking eye also. Thanks to all the advice we will also be ignoring it, watch this space for more info.
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Had my second letter, again offering to reduce the charge to 50 if I paid it within 4 days of the letter being sent out..... hmmmm well I haven't paid it, so will wait for the next one!! hey ho...
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Well done for not allowing yourself to be intimidated by the scum. Good luck for your wedding!
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We are also ignoring the scam mail from PE.
They will have a long wait before they get a single penny from our account.
Even I can't beat my misses to it, so they have diddly squat of a chance.
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We are also ignoring the scam mail from PE.
They will have a long wait before they get a single penny from our account.
Even I can't beat my misses to it, so they have diddly squat of a chance.

You got your priorities right!
Ticket in a private car park in England/Wales?... DON'T PAY IT BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT- the advice changed in 2012/13!

CLICK on '>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking>' end of the small blue 'Home>Forums>' link, top of the page, to see current threads.
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Old 06-12-2010, 11:59 AM
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Just wanted to check what was the final outcome/conclusion. Did the ignoring of letters worked and ParkingEye stopped sending further notices? I've also just received a notice from PEye & was wondering if I should also follow the suite.
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Just wanted to check what was the final outcome/conclusion. Did the ignoring of letters worked and ParkingEye stopped sending further notices? I've also just received a notice from PEye & was wondering if I should also follow the suite.
I am 100% certain that nothing came of the threats from Parking Eye. They won't go near court because they know they won't win. Just keep ignoring!
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Old 06-12-2010, 1:37 PM
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They've stopped stopped writing to the wife for her parking in August - It's not funny I'm going to have to find other bits of paper to help get the fire started
Private Parking Tickets is my way of telling the wife to use her car and not mine
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Old 06-12-2010, 4:36 PM
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I saw Parkingspy off once for a friend who was considering paying.

They never got back to her I think it may have been the email signature.

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Old 06-12-2010, 4:54 PM
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Dare we ask what the QC stands for?
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I dare not say on an open forum relating to me.

However I was hoping they would read it as Queens Council. "Queens Counsel" even.

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