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    • yeke
    • By yeke 26th Mar 18, 11:13 PM
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    yeke
    Equita and Take formal notice
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    • 26th Mar 18, 11:13 PM
    Equita and Take formal notice 26th Mar 18 at 11:13 PM
    I am worried about giving too much detail about my situation ( because I think they are not many people in my situation) and because of the warning that Equita people are reading the posts here as well. The details below is a short and incomplete summary of my case.

    I have received from Equita a Take formal notice letter for unpaid parking charge from ParkingEye. I don't remember any unpaid parking charge ( I would normally pay them). The letter is not telling me where and when the unpaid charge come from.
    My question is should I do something or ignore it? Is this letter to be taken as first notice and should I enquire about the charges? Am I going to awake a sleeping dog?

    In the last years I have changed my address many times ( and have only recently updated DVLA). So probably that is the reason that I have not received anything previously.

    Anyway could I ask some help in private? I am not sure if that is possible in a forum environment.
    So all help is appreciated.
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    • fil cad
    • By fil cad 10th Apr 18, 8:43 PM
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    fil cad
    To update the people who are giving me advice.

    I have received another Take Formal Notice letter from Equita. I presume similar advice (ignore) is still the case?
    Originally posted by yeke
    Be strong they thrive on people who cave in and fill up their grubby bank account
    PPCs say its carpark management, BPA say its raising standards..... we all know its just about raking in the revenue.
    • yeke
    • By yeke 10th Apr 18, 10:56 PM
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    yeke
    Thanks I will keep updating the forum if there are new developments.
    • yeke
    • By yeke 21st Apr 18, 7:43 PM
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    yeke
    Now I have received a "Final Notice" from Equita. That was only 1 week after the previous Take Formal Notice.
    Any ideas what next I can expect and when?
    • KeithP
    • By KeithP 21st Apr 18, 7:59 PM
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    KeithP
    Yeke, we really don't need to know about debt collector's letters.

    You know how to deal with them and that's all that matters.

    As to your question... it is futile to guess.
    Go back and re-read some of the answers you have already received.

    What was the response you received from your MP?
    .
    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 21st Apr 18, 8:30 PM
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    beamerguy
    Now I have received a "Final Notice" from Equita. That was only 1 week after the previous Take Formal Notice.
    Any ideas what next I can expect and when?
    Originally posted by yeke
    The bully boys in action again .... scary scary ... but as
    they are only debt collectors you ignore them, let them
    waste their time

    Interesting little line from them ....
    Take Formal Notice

    They pinched that from Donald Trump when he was shooting
    tweets to Kim

    Now you wait to see what PE will do
    RBS - MNBA - CAPITAL ONE - LLOYDS

    DISGUSTING BEHAVIOUR
    • yeke
    • By yeke 23rd Apr 18, 6:52 PM
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    yeke
    Not really related to this but I have received another letter from PE directly about a parking charge from 2016. PE tells me that my address was supplied by a Credit Reference Agency (because I had not updated DVLA)

    Any idea which Credit Reference Agency is doing this or is this now common practice?
    • KeithP
    • By KeithP 23rd Apr 18, 6:56 PM
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    KeithP
    Any idea which Credit Reference Agency is doing this or is this now common practice?
    Originally posted by yeke
    It's a common practice. Could be any one of them.
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    • yeke
    • By yeke 28th Jun 18, 10:48 PM
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    yeke
    To update and ask for further advice.
    I have received a letter titled "Notice of Intention". It also state that they are authorised under "The Taking Control of Goods Regulation 2013" to attend my address to execute the aforementioned order.

    Is this a real threat?
    • waamo
    • By waamo 28th Jun 18, 10:52 PM
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    waamo
    To update and ask for further advice.
    I have received a letter titled "Notice of Intention". It also state that they are authorised under "The Taking Control of Goods Regulation 2013" to attend my address to execute the aforementioned order.

    Is this a real threat?
    Originally posted by yeke
    Have you been to court and lost? Or are you selectively quoting?

    It either has loads of "mays" and "ifs" or you have lost in court as a court has to authorise a control of goods.
    This space for hire.
    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 28th Jun 18, 10:53 PM
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    beamerguy
    To update and ask for further advice.
    I have received a letter titled "Notice of Intention". It also state that they are authorised under "The Taking Control of Goods Regulation 2013" to attend my address to execute the aforementioned order.

    Is this a real threat?
    Originally posted by yeke
    What order, last post from you was about how they got your
    details ..... have we or you missed something here ?
    RBS - MNBA - CAPITAL ONE - LLOYDS

    DISGUSTING BEHAVIOUR
    • twhitehousescat
    • By twhitehousescat 28th Jun 18, 10:59 PM
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    twhitehousescat
    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/1894/contents/made


    (4) The court may only make an order under paragraph (3) where it is satisfied that, if the order is not made, it is likely that goods of the debtor will be moved to premises other than relevant premises, or otherwise disposed of, in order to avoid the goods being taken control of by the enforcement agent
    Time pretending I was asleep whilst under his desk , has given me insight to this sordid world
    • waamo
    • By waamo 28th Jun 18, 11:08 PM
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    waamo
    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/1894/contents/made


    (4) The court may only make an order under paragraph (3) where it is satisfied that, if the order is not made, it is likely that goods of the debtor will be moved to premises other than relevant premises, or otherwise disposed of, in order to avoid the goods being taken control of by the enforcement agent
    Originally posted by twhitehousescat
    Indeed. They've convinced a judge you are going to dispose of all your worldly possessions. What happened in the court room?
    This space for hire.
    • yeke
    • By yeke 28th Jun 18, 11:11 PM
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    yeke
    I have not been to the court and did not receive any letters in between. The last one was a Final Notice letter a couple of months ago.

    This letter is different.
    it starts with: Notice of Intention - UNPAID Penalty Charge
    We write to you, the above named respondent as you have failed to pay a Warrant of Control, which was issued through the Traffic Enforcement Centre. We are authorised under "The Taking Control of Goods Regulation 2013" to attend your address to execute the aforementioned order.
    We have already issued the Notice of Enforcement" as prescribed in law. The account is now with our enforcement teams and they will be calling without further notice. We are instructed and authorised by law to seize your goods under the above Regulations.
    We suggest you contact our office...


    Any suggestions?
    • waamo
    • By waamo 28th Jun 18, 11:16 PM
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    waamo
    I have not been to the court and did not receive any letters in between. The last one was a Final Notice letter a couple of months ago.

    This letter is different.
    it starts with: Notice of Intention - UNPAID Penalty Charge
    We write to you, the above named respondent as you have failed to pay a Warrant of Control, which was issued through the Traffic Enforcement Centre. We are authorised under "The Taking Control of Goods Regulation 2013" to attend your address to execute the aforementioned order.
    We have already issued the Notice of Enforcement" as prescribed in law. The account is now with our enforcement teams and they will be calling without further notice. We are instructed and authorised by law to seize your goods under the above Regulations.
    We suggest you contact our office...


    Any suggestions?
    Originally posted by yeke
    Have you had a council ticket that you've ignored?
    This space for hire.
    • yeke
    • By yeke 28th Jun 18, 11:20 PM
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    yeke
    Hi Waamo,
    I have not ignored a council ticket. The council tickets I would normally pay them.
    • twhitehousescat
    • By twhitehousescat 28th Jun 18, 11:22 PM
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    equita are not bailiffs (are they?) contact herbie at bailifs online
    Time pretending I was asleep whilst under his desk , has given me insight to this sordid world
    • KeithP
    • By KeithP 28th Jun 18, 11:23 PM
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    KeithP
    You might want to check your record on www.trustonline.org.uk
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    • twhitehousescat
    • By twhitehousescat 28th Jun 18, 11:25 PM
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    twhitehousescat
    then contact herbie at bailiffs online bailiffadvice@btconnect.com
    Time pretending I was asleep whilst under his desk , has given me insight to this sordid world
    • waamo
    • By waamo 28th Jun 18, 11:26 PM
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    waamo
    The opening post says this is a ticket from Parking Eye. The wording on that letter is not PE but a council penalty charge.

    Can you post a picture of the letter? Suitably redacted of course.
    This space for hire.
    • Umkomaas
    • By Umkomaas 28th Jun 18, 11:27 PM
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    Umkomaas
    I have not been to the court and did not receive any letters in between. The last one was a Final Notice letter a couple of months ago.

    This letter is different.
    it starts with: Notice of Intention - UNPAID Penalty Charge
    We write to you, the above named respondent as you have failed to pay a Warrant of Control, which was issued through the Traffic Enforcement Centre. We are authorised under "The Taking Control of Goods Regulation 2013" to attend your address to execute the aforementioned order.
    We have already issued the Notice of Enforcement" as prescribed in law. The account is now with our enforcement teams and they will be calling without further notice. We are instructed and authorised by law to seize your goods under the above Regulations.
    We suggest you contact our office...


    Any suggestions?
    Originally posted by yeke
    This is the first time you've mentioned anything of this. It has nothing to do with your original post - and subsequent advice given by the forum, was correct in relation to your case with PE.

    This is an entirely different ball game and it looks like you're now tangling with real bailiffs. You must have either copped for and ignored a council ticket or some other statutory penalty.

    You need to explain more what it is. But be aware that this forum does not have in depth expertise on how to deal with bailiffs. You need specialist advice. Try

    http://bailiffadviceonline.co.uk

    (For regulars - this might spark old Oldwood to enter the fray with all sorts of wild accusations!).
    The fact that I have commented on your thread does not mean I have become your personal adviser. A long list of subsequent questions addressed for my personal attention is unlikely to receive a reply.
    Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; show him how to catch fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.
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