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    • Reemi12
    • By Reemi12 10th Nov 18, 9:33 PM
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    Sorry another Gladstone thread but different scenario
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    • 10th Nov 18, 9:33 PM
    Sorry another Gladstone thread but different scenario 10th Nov 18 at 9:33 PM
    Hi All,

    Looking for some advice please

    I received a "Letter Before Claim" letter from a company called Gladstone Solicitors today. I was surprised to see what looked like a parking fine since I don't own a car. I also didn't recognize the car reg number straight away on the letter.

    After doing some digging, it turns out the car reg is my brothers car who has been ignoring letters from the Parking company and Gladstone.

    I have been trying to figure out why the letter has come to me and I think its to do with my name. Me and my brother share the same surname but we also share one of the same forenames (Mohammed) in our first name which is a very common forename (note I have said Forename not First Name). This isn't the name I use and known by but its part of my legal name. The letter is addressed to Mohammed + Surname which could be any 5 members of my family.

    In the letter, they have said " We subsequently carried out a Trace that produced a new address and as such allowed you more additional time..."

    Hope that makes sense.

    To summarise:
    * I have never owned, driven or have anything to do with the vehicle reg
    * I dont even live in the same city as my brother, so not sure how they found my address.
    * I dont have a car

    I have written up a letter which i plan to post on Monday to Gladstone to say this matter does not relate to me and i do not own the car reg. if court proceedings are issued against me i will be vigorously defended by my solicitors and costs will be sought pursuant to crp 27 (14) (g)

    Any advice welcome
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    • Reemi12
    • By Reemi12 10th Nov 18, 10:32 PM
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    • 10th Nov 18, 10:32 PM
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    • 10th Nov 18, 10:32 PM
    Any advice please
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 10th Nov 18, 10:50 PM
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    • 10th Nov 18, 10:50 PM
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    • 10th Nov 18, 10:50 PM
    Already answered you on pepipoo, where I post as SRM:

    Yes that sounds fine.

    Do not name the driver (your brother) make them work it out. But warn him to come here, if he gets a claim or LBC shortly. Sounds like he has not updated his address on his V5C for the car, and so the parking firm ended up using TRACE and getting it wrong.
    TWO Clicks needed Look up, top of the page:
    Main site>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets Fines & Parking - read the NEWBIES THREAD
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