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    • BoBM
    • By BoBM 13th Apr 18, 7:19 PM
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    Someone else's car on my name - TNC
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    • 13th Apr 18, 7:19 PM
    Someone else's car on my name - TNC 13th Apr 18 at 7:19 PM
    Ok, so I've read the sticky and will send the template asap.
    However I've received 2 (!) letter from their "Debt Collector" - P4 Parking, simultaneously. One for my car and one for "god knows who's*. !!!!!!!s are trying to charge me for someone else's ticket using my name and address.
    Stupid question - should I send your template just in regards to the correct vehicle or both of them?

    It has been also over 28 days from the first letter. Should I still send the appeal in Scotland?
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    • Redx
    • By Redx 13th Apr 18, 7:20 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 7:20 PM
    I would follow the advice for Scotland , if the keeper resides in Scotland

    DO NOT reveal who was the driver, to anyone

    P4 Parking is a private parking company , not a debt collector

    DO NOT REPLY to any debt collectors , IGNORE debt collectors, they are powerless
    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
    • BoBM
    • By BoBM 13th Apr 18, 7:32 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 7:32 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 7:32 PM
    Yea, I know. I've used quotation marks for Debt Collector
    I was going to reply to TNC using your template, but all I can find advice wise for Scotland is- ignore, since there is no Keeper Liability in Scotland.
    • Redx
    • By Redx 13th Apr 18, 7:37 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 7:37 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 7:37 PM
    there is a whole Q & A section on Scotland in the NEWBIES FAQ sticky thread, in post #1

    so I dont think you will be sending anything to anybody !!

    as KEEPER, IGNORE is correct (unless its a lease or hire car)

    the template is for England & Wales only !
    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
    • BoBM
    • By BoBM 13th Apr 18, 7:41 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 7:41 PM
    Ta!

    Sorry, missed the Scotland bit in FAQ's,
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    • Redx
    • By Redx 13th Apr 18, 7:45 PM
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    agreed , you missed this part

    Q - ''I'm in Scotland/NI, so is the advice different?''

    A - IF THE EVENT TOOK PLACE IN SCOTLAND OR NI, WE SUGGEST YOU DO (ALWAYS!) COMPLAIN TO STORE MANAGEMENT IF YOUR PCN IS FROM A RETAIL PARK, BUT DO NOT APPEAL, UNLESS YOUR CAR IS A COMPANY/HIRE/LEASED VEHICLE, IN WHICH CASE, APPEAL AS HIRER/LESSEE (SEE * AT THE FOOT OF THIS POST).

    IN SCOTLAND/NI, DO NOT BE ALARMED BY ODD POSTS SUGGESTING YOU SHOULD 'NAME THE DRIVER'...FOR OBVIOUS REASONS THIS IS NOT THE MAJORITY VIEW AND SIMPLY ABANDONS THE DRIVER (USUALLY A FAMILY MEMBER) TO THE PARKING SHARKS, WITH A LESS STRONG DEFENCE. CERTAINLY COMPLAIN TO THE RETAILERS, BUT IGNORE THE PARKING FIRM UNLESS YOU GET A CLAIM. IN SCOTLAND THIS IS EXCEEDINGLY RARE, AND DEFENDABLE BY A KEEPER, WHO CURRENTLY HAS A FAR MORE PROTECTED POSITION IN LAW THAN AN ADMITTED DRIVER.

    WHEN IGNORING IN SCOTLAND/NI, KEEP ALL LETTERS. DO NOT THROW THEM AWAY, FOR 5 YEARS.


    Q - ''I am getting debt collector letters! They're really scary, the 'fine' has gone up, what do I do?''

    A - NOTHING! Unless this is the VERY FIRST letter (England/Wales) in which case, appeal as if it was the 'Notice to Keeper'. DO NOT RING THE DEBT COLLECTOR - DON'T TAKE THE BAIT! See post #4 below, please NO NEW THREADS RE 'IGNORING THE DEBT COLLECTORS' STAGE.
    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
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 13th Apr 18, 8:23 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 8:23 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 8:23 PM
    P4Parking are not a debt collector, as Redx said. TNC are the debt collector.

    What happened when you complained to the retailer/landowner, as the NEWBIES thread tells everyone to do?
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