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    • claretmad62
    • By claretmad62 13th Feb 17, 8:38 AM
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    Excel & Me Part 2
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    • 13th Feb 17, 8:38 AM
    Excel & Me Part 2 13th Feb 17 at 8:38 AM
    Thought I would start this on a separate thread to my other, same location...2015. The letters have been a bit sporadic on this one, had a 3 1/2 month gap between some of the letters. Received one at Xmas, replied with a;
    I am in receipt of your letter dated 4th January, received ***********
    To whom it may concern;
    It is denied that any monies are due to your client, as no contract was offered at the time.

    Received this letter last week, the content is different to the normal rubbish, just wondering on what my reply should be.

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/74s4yh1ltlyb578/Excel%20130217.pdf?dl=0

    I changed from a PDF to a word document and then back again, hence the strange look to it.

    Cheers
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    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 4th Sep 17, 3:07 PM
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    Received a letter on Saturday from the Claimant, offering to settle for 100.."to save wasting the courts time"...how nice. 17 Days until all documents are due in...didn't get this offer last time. Needless to say, we wont be taking them up on it.
    Originally posted by claretmad62
    Yes, last ditch try on to extort money.
    Next will no doubt be they discontinue
    They understand that THEY will be wasting court time

    We can now read these scammers like a book
    RBS - MNBA - CAPITAL ONE - LLOYDS

    DISGUSTING BEHAVIOUR
    • safarmuk
    • By safarmuk 4th Sep 17, 3:24 PM
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    Depending on your situation with respect to this PCN (I haven't had time to skim the whole thread again) ... you could of course try and be cheeky and offer that you will settle now on the basis they pay you 100 (or whatever you want), they discontinue the claim and that in return you will agree to not pursue them for a breach of the Data Protection Act for accessing your data incorrectly. This is a very forceful play and not for the faint hearted ... but it shows you mean business.

    If you try this you will need a very well worded letter such as you will find in "Hairrays" and others threads ... if you want to try this craft a letter and post it on here for someone to review.

    If you don't want to expend the time (which I completely understand as you have spent enough already) just keep on top of the case as if you expect it to go ahead and lets see if we get a discontinuance ...
    Last edited by safarmuk; 04-09-2017 at 3:26 PM.
    • DoaM
    • By DoaM 4th Sep 17, 3:30 PM
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    Dear claimant,
    Thank you for your offer to pay me 100 to settle this claim and avoid wasting court time. I accept your offer and look forward to receiving your cheque for 100 within the next 14 days, including confirmation of discontinuance of the claim.

    Yours,
    XXXXXXX

    Diary of a madman
    Walk the line again today
    Entries of confusion
    Dear diary, I'm here to stay
    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 4th Sep 17, 3:31 PM
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    Yes, it's probably fun time now and safarmuk is right

    I would imagine that the bad boys BWLegal and Excel have read
    this whole thread and seen that the Witch Finder General, that's
    Lamilad, has been advising you.
    Very scary stuff for the bad boys
    RBS - MNBA - CAPITAL ONE - LLOYDS

    DISGUSTING BEHAVIOUR
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 4th Sep 17, 11:24 PM
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    Coupon-mad
    Received a letter on Saturday from the Claimant, offering to settle for 100.."to save wasting the courts time"...how nice. 17 Days until all documents are due in...didn't get this offer last time. Needless to say, we wont be taking them up on it.
    Originally posted by claretmad62
    Do as DoaM suggests:

    Dear claimant,
    Thank you for your offer to pay me 100 to settle this claim and avoid wasting court time. I accept your offer and look forward to receiving your cheque for 100 within the next 14 days, including confirmation of discontinuance of the claim.

    Yours,
    XXXXXXX
    And when they decline and discontinue, you can simply (with one letter) apply for your 3 figure costs, as your sweet revenge.

    This happens sometimes and it sounds like yours is going that way too:

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?p=73076742#post73076742

    http://forums.pepipoo.com/index.php?showtopic=115128

    Read the poster's posts on that pepipoo link - he is now claiming his costs to get revenge!

    This is not a person having to start a claim, nothing hard, it's just ONE letter to the court, asking for costs, as per the examples in that link.
    Last edited by Coupon-mad; 04-09-2017 at 11:31 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.

    • claretmad62
    • By claretmad62 9th Sep 17, 8:00 PM
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    Received a letter Friday from Court, confirming date and time. Strangely, nothing from BW/Excel.... Monday will be 10 days before the hearing, and still no WS. Here's hoping
    cm62
    • claretmad62
    • By claretmad62 13th Sep 17, 10:57 PM
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    Hi to all...just a quick update. My wife received email from Excel late this afternoon, discontinued. Feel absolutely jubilant that this is finally over and we can get on with our lives. Just wanted to say a big thank you to all you big hitters on this board, you are all terrific and your advice and most importantly your support has to be acknowledged.
    cm62
    • Redx
    • By Redx 13th Sep 17, 11:17 PM
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    Redx
    good , now read post #65 again and turn the tables on them
    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
    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 13th Sep 17, 11:43 PM
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    Hi to all...just a quick update. My wife received email from Excel late this afternoon, discontinued. Feel absolutely jubilant that this is finally over and we can get on with our lives. Just wanted to say a big thank you to all you big hitters on this board, you are all terrific and your advice and most importantly your support has to be acknowledged.
    Originally posted by claretmad62
    GRRRREAT

    These cretins have given you a hard time and it's over for you

    Check with the court to confirm and then as said above
    it's time for costs, you are now the leader, it's so easy to
    turn it around on them.

    You can either ask the court or invoice them directly
    Followed up with chase up letters and then a court claim

    You now have total control over Excel ....... enjoy

    OH and if you want a debt collector, try DRP, they do it for free
    but according to google, their failure rate is very high
    Last edited by beamerguy; 13-09-2017 at 11:59 PM.
    RBS - MNBA - CAPITAL ONE - LLOYDS

    DISGUSTING BEHAVIOUR
    • Lamilad
    • By Lamilad 14th Sep 17, 12:13 AM
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    Not at all surprised to hear this... But pleased for you and your wife that it's all over
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