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    • Missyhd
    • By Missyhd 9th Aug 18, 10:54 PM
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    Red parking ticket
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    • 9th Aug 18, 10:54 PM
    Red parking ticket 9th Aug 18 at 10:54 PM
    I've just received a red parking ticket on my screen today for not displaying my permit at work (totally hold my hands up & my fault). I've logged into the 'myparkingcharge.co.uk' website & they have photographic evidence to back it all up & the reason I have the ticket is for not displaying a valid permit. I am going to pay as my colleague has had the same ticket & appealed but refused. If I pay the fine now online, does that mean that I will not receive any notice in the post? Thanks in advance
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    • twhitehousescat
    • By twhitehousescat 9th Aug 18, 11:21 PM
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    • 9th Aug 18, 11:21 PM
    a fine from a private parking company?
    Time pretending I was asleep whilst under his desk , has given me insight to this sordid world
    • KeithP
    • By KeithP 9th Aug 18, 11:35 PM
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    • 9th Aug 18, 11:35 PM
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    • 9th Aug 18, 11:35 PM
    If you pay the discounted charge, it is quite possible that your name will be put on a mugs list.

    We have seen people pay the discounted charge and then months, if not years, later chased for the full charge - denying that anything has been paid.

    But to answer your question... I have no idea.
    If you were to pay wouldn't you be asking for a receipt through the post?
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    • The Deep
    • By The Deep 10th Aug 18, 8:56 AM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 8:56 AM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 8:56 AM
    If you pay them they will use the money to bring in working girls from The Ukraine and class A drugs to sell to them. They will also transport Syrians across the Channel in overcrowded rubber boats, and flood the markets with fake N|ikes. Instead, why not complain to your MP.

    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 another 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 lose most of them, and have been reported to the regulatory authority by an M.P. for unprofessional conduct

    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 House of Commons recently

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

    and complain in the most robust terms to your MP. With a fair wind they will be out of business by Christmas.
    Last edited by The Deep; 10-08-2018 at 9:01 AM.
    You never know how far you can go until you go too far.
    • fisherjim
    • By fisherjim 10th Aug 18, 9:08 AM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 9:08 AM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 9:08 AM
    If I pay the fine mugging charge now online, does that mean that I will not receive any notice in the post?
    Originally posted by Missyhd

    How can anyone but the scammers you are dealing with predict that?


    Why on earth are you thinking of supporting a scam and helping to buy expensive cars and holiday villas for people that are laughing behind your back?


    Have you discussed this with your employers or who ever engaged these Muppets?
    • waamo
    • By waamo 10th Aug 18, 9:34 AM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 9:34 AM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 9:34 AM
    At the top of this board is a thread that tells Newbies to read it first. You need to read it.

    It contains lots of information that may well mean that you end up paying nothing rather than end up on a mugs list and having to pay twice.
    This space for hire.
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