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    • coventry75
    • By coventry75 10th Mar 18, 9:19 PM
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    Disputed parking fine
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    Disputed parking fine 10th Mar 18 at 9:19 PM
    Using the template out of the newbies post I sent a dispute for a parking fine from smart parking, this was over 2 weeks ago and Iíve heard nothing back I have taken a screen shot showing the thank you for appeal and a number. Should I just wait ?? How long do they take.
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    They have 35 days to respond.
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    Why not just search the forum to see what actually happens and when?

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5791121

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    It is not a fine. It is an invoice.
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    It is not a fine. It is an invoice.
    Originally posted by Fruitcake
    It is also a scam.

    This is an entirely unregulated industry which is scamming the public with inflated claims for minor breaches of contracts for alleged parking offences.

    Parking Eye, Smart and a smaller company have already been named and shamed, as has Gladstones Solicitors, and BW Legal, (these two law firms take hundreds of these cases to court each year). They nearly always lose) and have been reported to the regulatory authority by an M.P.

    The problem has become so rampant that MPs have agreed to enact a Bill to regulate these scammers. Watch the video of the Second Reading in the HofC recently.

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

    and complain in the most robust terms to your MP. With a fair wind most of these companies may well be put out of business by Christmas.
    You never know how far you can go until you go too far.
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