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    • Tino_G
    • By Tino_G 5th Feb 18, 6:08 PM
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    BW Legal PCN in Scotland
    • #1
    • 5th Feb 18, 6:08 PM
    BW Legal PCN in Scotland 5th Feb 18 at 6:08 PM
    Hi All,

    Long time lurker here and thought I would post my PCN story up until now.

    Just before Christmas, the keeper received a PCN from a private parking company in Aberdeen, Scotland. The keeper has been ignoring all correspondence with the private parking company as advised in the Newbies Thread. However, the keeper has just received a new letter from BW Legal adding a further £60 onto the initial fine and threatening court proceedings. From reading the forums it seems BW Legal is somewhat a new kid on the block with the parking firms. Can the keeper expect court papers from this legal company in the near future or will their scare tactics amount to just letters through the post?

    If it helps the keeper is in Scotland and the private parking company have no idea who the driver was.

    Thanks to everyone on this forum, without it the driver may well have coughed up.
    Last edited by Tino_G; 05-02-2018 at 6:14 PM.
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    • waamo
    • By waamo 5th Feb 18, 6:13 PM
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    • #2
    • 5th Feb 18, 6:13 PM
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    • 5th Feb 18, 6:13 PM
    Someone asked an almost identical question earlier today. Read more here
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5789051
    This space for hire.
    • Redx
    • By Redx 5th Feb 18, 6:18 PM
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    • #3
    • 5th Feb 18, 6:18 PM
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    • 5th Feb 18, 6:18 PM
    chances are it is a debt collector letter, so read post #4 too

    its the sheriffs paperwork that is not ignored (if it comes within 5 years)
    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
    • The Deep
    • By The Deep 5th Feb 18, 6:21 PM
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    • #4
    • 5th Feb 18, 6:21 PM
    • #4
    • 5th Feb 18, 6:21 PM
    BWL got a special mention in the House of Commons on Friday and has been reported to the SRA by an MP for its involvement in private patking scams, it could be leaving us shortly.

    http://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/2f0384f2-eba5-4fff-ab07-cf24b6a22918?in=12:49:41

    Complain to your MP, the legal profession has no place for such tip off merchants.
    Last edited by The Deep; 05-02-2018 at 6:23 PM.
    You never know how far you can go until you go too far.
    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 5th Feb 18, 6:22 PM
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    • #5
    • 5th Feb 18, 6:22 PM
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    • 5th Feb 18, 6:22 PM
    Hi All,

    Long time lurker here and thought I would post my PCN story up until now.

    Just before Christmas, I received a PCN from a private parking company in Aberdeen, Scotland. As the keeper, I've been ignoring all correspondence with the private parking company as advised in the Newbies Thread. However, I've just received a new letter from BW Legal adding a further £60 onto the initial fine and threatening court proceedings. From reading the forums it seems BW Legal is somewhat a new kid on the block with the parking firms. Can I expect court papers from this legal company in the near future or will their scare tactics amount to just letters through the post?

    If it helps I'm in Scotland and the private parking company have no idea who the driver was.

    Thanks to everyone on this forum, without it the driver may well have coughed up.
    Originally posted by Tino_G
    You are right NEVER NAME THE DRIVER IN SCOTLAND.

    BWLegal are not new kids on the block .... they are kids
    though hence you have a debt collector letter.

    Just ignore them unless they have the guts to take
    you to court in Scotland

    In the meantime, placate yourself with the operating
    methods of BWLegal
    Whilst this is all down south and possibly easier for them,
    look how they fail and are zapped in court when they
    start throwing their toys out of their pram

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5672664&highlight=bwlegal

    And as said above, BWLegal has now come to the attention
    of MP's and government ...... they must behave themselves
    Last edited by beamerguy; 05-02-2018 at 6:27 PM.
    RBS - MNBA - CAPITAL ONE - LLOYDS

    DISGUSTING BEHAVIOUR
    • KeithP
    • By KeithP 5th Feb 18, 6:22 PM
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    • #6
    • 5th Feb 18, 6:22 PM
    • #6
    • 5th Feb 18, 6:22 PM
    I'm sure you last sentence meant to say:
    Thanks to everyone on this forum, without it the keeper may well have coughed up.
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