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    • WAXYMAXY
    • By WAXYMAXY 9th Jul 17, 6:11 PM
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    Statute barred ??
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    • 9th Jul 17, 6:11 PM
    Statute barred ?? 9th Jul 17 at 6:11 PM
    Hi,
    Can someone please help!
    I have just received a letter from 'Moriarty Law' saying that they are acting on behalf of 'Talk Talk' to recover a debt. We terminated a contract with Talk Talk just over seven and a half years ago and it was all paid. This is the first communication we have had from anyone in seven and a half years. Apart from the fact that there should not be any debt, isn't this Statute barred?
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    • McKneff
    • By McKneff 9th Jul 17, 6:24 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 6:24 PM
    After 6 years with no acknowledgement of the debt from you then yes, it is statute barred.
    Send them a statute barred letter.
    make the most of it, we are only here for the weekend.
    and we will never, ever return.
    • sourcrates
    • By sourcrates 9th Jul 17, 6:44 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 6:44 PM
    Letter template available here :

    https://www.nationaldebtline.org/EW/sampleletters/Pages/Time-has-run-out-to-recover-the-debt-%28sole-name%29.aspx
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