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    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 10th Aug 14, 1:03 AM
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    Coupon-mad
    READ THIS BEFORE YOU START A NEW THREAD ABOUT ZZPS or DEBT RECOVERY PLUS!
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    • 10th Aug 14, 1:03 AM
    READ THIS BEFORE YOU START A NEW THREAD ABOUT ZZPS or DEBT RECOVERY PLUS! 10th Aug 14 at 1:03 AM
    Please...please... NO NEW THREADS ABOUT ZZPS or DEBT RECOVERY PLUS. NOOOOO!

    Yes we know you got a letter like this one...or a Debt Recovery Plus or Zenith version (yawn):

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/89511704@N03/8145428304/

    [B]...but no we do not need any new threads about it as we can't say the same thing again and again without one of us self-combusting!

    You need NO HELP ignoring debt collector letters so do not respond if any poster with less than 1000 posts, contacts you by pm offering to 'help' off-forum. We do not do that and the person could be anyone/from the dark side.

    Like all debt collector letter chains - don't start a new thread as these have been discussed to death every week of every month for about a decade. NOT JOKING - ABOUT A DECADE AND NOTHING HAS CHANGED IF YOU'VE MISSED THE APPEAL WINDOW YOU ARE LIKELY TO GET THESE LETTERS.

    Not saying for a minute the forum can't help you because it can if you simply READ OTHER THREADS...please...but don't start your own.

    Just read post #4 of the Newbies thread which is all about 'ignore the debt collectors' stage. Boring boring boring.

    And if you are unconvinced and still itching to ring the idiots, DON'T. DO NOT RING THEM.

    Search this forum for the word...'Debt Recovery Plus' or 'Zenith' or 'ZZPS'...(or the name of the debt collector if different) read all the other boring threads...and rinse and repeat and read more. But spare us the new thread please.

    New threads about debt collectors clog up what is a parking forum, not a 'oh look I have got the same debt collector letters...so have I...so have I...now what do I do' forum.

    There are only so many times we can type the word 'ignore' and post #4 of the Newbies top thread already covers your options...ignore, basically! Any more new threads about the same old thing is pointless.

    Thankyou - Happy reading & collecting of the letters. It is amusing when you know what to expect and that it is all hot air!



    Finally, 4 important things:

    1. - if your PPC is a litigious one like ParkingEye or Excel, then you should not ignore the PPC (ignore DRP though).

    2. - if you move house within 6 years, tell the PPC and debt collector by letter, giving them your new address as registered keeper and update your V5 with the DVLA, not just your driving licence address. You do not want to MISS an actual court claim!

    3. - if you get a court claim from the parking firm (cannot come from a debt collector!), do not panic, Do NOT ignore court papers!! Start a new thread if you need to actually defend one of these but not to tell us about debt collector drivel.

    4. Debt collectors like Debt Recovery Plus or ZZPS or TNC cannot litigate.
    Last edited by Coupon-mad; 23-10-2016 at 4:42 PM.
    PRIVATE PCN? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT TWO Clicks needed for advice:
    Top of the page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    Advice to ignore is WRONG, unless in Scotland/NI.

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    • Umkomaas
    • By Umkomaas 15th Sep 17, 8:21 AM
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    Umkomaas
    Hi received a parking ticket which I did not receive the first ticket in the post but I've received a letter from drp debt recovery plus Ltd which are demanding £160 to pay the car park I was caught in by ANPR camera was 30 minutes free but did not get myself a ticket from the pay and display do I ignore this or do I have to pay it
    Originally posted by Gac
    Unbelievable! Have you read this thread?
    We cannot provide you with a silver bullet to get you out of this. You have to be in for the long run, and need to involve yourself in research and work for you to get rid of this. It is not simple. We will help, but can't do it for you.

    Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; show him how to catch fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.
    • Quentin
    • By Quentin 17th Sep 17, 10:39 AM
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    Quentin
    Ignore debt collectors. Read from page one
    • Umkomaas
    • By Umkomaas 19th Sep 17, 9:51 PM
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    Umkomaas
    Bumped for those who think we need to see more debt collector letters.

    PS - we don't, thank you!
    We cannot provide you with a silver bullet to get you out of this. You have to be in for the long run, and need to involve yourself in research and work for you to get rid of this. It is not simple. We will help, but can't do it for you.

    Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; show him how to catch fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.
    • Quentin
    • By Quentin 22nd Sep 17, 6:29 PM
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    Quentin
    Ignore debt collectors. Read from page one
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 23rd Sep 17, 2:02 PM
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    Coupon-mad
    Ignore debt collector trash, but it's never too late to complain to the retailers:

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5666099

    Ignore debt collectors re private scams, but ALWAYS kick up a fuss with the hand that feeds the scam.
    PRIVATE PCN? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT TWO Clicks needed for advice:
    Top of the page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    Advice to ignore is WRONG, unless in Scotland/NI.

    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 26th Sep 17, 10:11 AM
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    Coupon-mad
    Look at StaffsSW's collection of daft 'debt collector' letters:

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?p=72293259#post72293259
    PRIVATE PCN? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT TWO Clicks needed for advice:
    Top of the page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    Advice to ignore is WRONG, unless in Scotland/NI.

    • scd3scd4
    • By scd3scd4 7th Oct 17, 11:56 AM
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    scd3scd4
    Ignore debt collectors.....they are donkeys!!!
    • Quentin
    • By Quentin 10th Oct 17, 9:33 AM
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    Quentin
    Ignore debt collectors. Read from page one
    • Redx
    • By Redx 18th Oct 17, 11:38 PM
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    Redx
    as above (bump^^^^^^^^^^^)

    IGNORE the debt collector drivel.

    Just do not ignore a court claim; those must be defended. But they do NOT come from debt collector call centres!

    People think there is always a "next step", sometimes you just stop digging.

    read from page one
    Newbies !!
    Private Parking ticket? check the 2 sticky threads by coupon-mad and crabman in the Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking Board forum for the latest advice or maybe try pepipoo or C.A.G. or legal beagles forums if you need legal advice as well because this parking forum is not about debt collectors or legal matters per se
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 19th Oct 17, 6:20 PM
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    Coupon-mad
    It's never too late to complain to the retailers, look:

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5666099

    Ignore debt collectors re private scams, but ALWAYS kick up a fuss with the hand that feeds the scam.
    PRIVATE PCN? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT TWO Clicks needed for advice:
    Top of the page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    Advice to ignore is WRONG, unless in Scotland/NI.

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