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    • Francopete
    • By Francopete 13th Mar 18, 5:04 PM
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    I E Legal Letter received
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    • 13th Mar 18, 5:04 PM
    I E Legal Letter received 13th Mar 18 at 5:04 PM
    Hi,

    My daughter received a PCN for going 18 minutes over the 2 hour limit. Signs not great but there you go.

    All letters have been unanswered and today she got a 5 standard letter from I E Legal saying pay 120 or they might take her to court, 7 days to pay. I said don't pay, don't contact them and I would ask for advice.

    What should we do, ignore is my first thought based on what people say?

    Thoughts gratefully received.

    Many thanks
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    • KeithP
    • By KeithP 13th Mar 18, 5:09 PM
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    • 13th Mar 18, 5:09 PM
    • #2
    • 13th Mar 18, 5:09 PM
    What's 'a 5 standard letter'?
    Who does it say to pay?
    Who are the private parking company?

    Can we see this letter please?
    Host it some where like Tinypic and post a link here. As a new user you won't be able to post a live link, but just changing http to hxxp before posting is enough.

    You, or your daughter, now need to read the NEWBIES FAQ sticky thread to see what game you are now caught up in.
    Last edited by KeithP; 13-03-2018 at 5:12 PM.
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    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 13th Mar 18, 5:21 PM
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    • #3
    • 13th Mar 18, 5:21 PM
    • #3
    • 13th Mar 18, 5:21 PM
    Hi,

    My daughter received a PCN for going 18 minutes over the 2 hour limit. Signs not great but there you go.

    All letters have been unanswered and today she got a 5 standard letter from I E Legal saying pay 120 or they might take her to court, 7 days to pay. I said don't pay, don't contact them and I would ask for advice.

    What should we do, ignore is my first thought based on what people say?

    Thoughts gratefully received.

    Many thanks
    Originally posted by Francopete
    As KeithP says above.
    AND ....
    "might" is the key word ..... "MIGHT" ???

    If, and only if they decide to take the court route, the recent
    new procedure means that they must tell you why and prove
    their case. You then have 30 days to respond

    The signage is also key for you so pics would be good

    Why even consider paying scammers and their
    dodgy legals

    You will get all the help here
    Last edited by beamerguy; 13-03-2018 at 5:30 PM.
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    • IamEmanresu
    • By IamEmanresu 13th Mar 18, 5:35 PM
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    • #4
    • 13th Mar 18, 5:35 PM
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    • 13th Mar 18, 5:35 PM
    ..from I E Legal saying pay 120 or they might take her to court,
    As IE Legal can't take anyone to court you'll have to be a bit more detailed. What is the name of the parking company. Usually it is Total Parking Solutions who rarely do court.
    Idiots please note: If you intend NOT to read the information on the Notice of Allocation and hand a simple win to the knuckle dragging ex-clampers, then don't waste people's time with questions on a claim you'll not defend.
    • The Deep
    • By The Deep 13th Mar 18, 6:43 PM
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    • #5
    • 13th Mar 18, 6:43 PM
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    • 13th Mar 18, 6:43 PM
    It is 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, aided and abetted by a handful of low-rent solicitors..

    Parking Eye, CPM, 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.

    Hospital car parks and residential complex tickets have been especially mentioned.

    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.
    • Francopete
    • By Francopete 13th Mar 18, 6:44 PM
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    • #6
    • 13th Mar 18, 6:44 PM
    Thanks
    • #6
    • 13th Mar 18, 6:44 PM
    Tinypic being downloaded, internet is so slow here but will post when all done.

    Have read the newbies section and looks like I do nothing and wait on their next step. Evidence is being gathered in case they want to go further and I will start prepping just in case.

    Thanks all.
    • Francopete
    • By Francopete 13th Mar 18, 6:52 PM
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    • #7
    • 13th Mar 18, 6:52 PM
    • #7
    • 13th Mar 18, 6:52 PM
    hxxp://i65.tinypic.com/nzovub.jpg

    It is from TPS.
    • Castle
    • By Castle 13th Mar 18, 7:00 PM
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    • #8
    • 13th Mar 18, 7:00 PM
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    • 13th Mar 18, 7:00 PM
    http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=nzovub&s=9#.WqgfXFJLHIV
    • Francopete
    • By Francopete 13th Mar 18, 7:06 PM
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    • 13th Mar 18, 7:06 PM
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    • 13th Mar 18, 7:06 PM
    Thanks Castle.
    • KeithP
    • By KeithP 13th Mar 18, 7:08 PM
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    So 'overleaf' who does it say to pay?
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    • Francopete
    • By Francopete 13th Mar 18, 7:34 PM
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    Francopete
    Pay I E Legal Solicitors, account at Nat west, prescot branch.
    • Francopete
    • By Francopete 13th Mar 18, 7:42 PM
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    [IMG]hxxp://i66.tinypic.com/nqp7ax.jpg[/IMG]

    Shows who to pay. Sorry not sure what Castle did to change the shortcut
    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 13th Mar 18, 8:12 PM
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    [IMG]hxxp://i66.tinypic.com/nqp7ax.jpg[/IMG]

    Shows who to pay. Sorry not sure what Castle did to change the shortcut
    Originally posted by Francopete
    http://i66.tinypic.com/nqp7ax.jpg

    Debt collector junk letter to scare you

    IGNORE ..... they have to pass through many hoops
    before the PPC takes it to court.

    All the debt collector rubbish always add 60
    It's all copycat stuff

    This is all back street trading by scammers
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    • KeithP
    • By KeithP 13th Mar 18, 8:12 PM
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    http://i66.tinypic.com/nqp7ax.jpg

    Ignore it.

    It is not a letter before claim. A clue is 'could include legal proceedings'.
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    • Francopete
    • By Francopete 13th Mar 18, 8:14 PM
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    Thanks all. Will sit on it and do nothing apart from photos etc. Will update if we hear more.
    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 13th Mar 18, 8:36 PM
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    Thanks all. Will sit on it and do nothing apart from photos etc. Will update if we hear more.
    Originally posted by Francopete
    There are scammers and scammers, this lot are rated
    as low life
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