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    • Tinymanbig
    • By Tinymanbig 12th Jan 19, 11:23 PM
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    Debt companys
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    • 12th Jan 19, 11:23 PM
    Debt companys 12th Jan 19 at 11:23 PM
    I received a letter from the debt collectors stating they need a payment of 426.00 I am not sure what I can do as the original fine before going to debt collectors was 113.00. However, I have contacted the debt company advising I'm willing to make a payment for the original amount even though I had an dispute with the fine as the car had broken down and I had parked it in smythe double yellow lines with the hazards on until my return to the car I can see the parking warden placing an ticket while I also stated to him at the time. However, speaking to the debt company they want the full payment of 426.00 which o do not believe I'm obliged to pay but the debt company is not accepting me to make a payment for the 113.00 . What can I do ???
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    • KeithP
    • By KeithP 12th Jan 19, 11:28 PM
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    • 12th Jan 19, 11:28 PM
    What can I do ???
    Originally posted by Tinymanbig
    Ignore debt collectors.

    Certainly never speak to debt collectors.

    That is the message clearly spelt out in post #4 of the NEWBIES FAQ sticky thread.

    There is no fine - just a speculative invoice.

    Who is the parking company?

    What is the alleged transgression?
    • Johno100
    • By Johno100 12th Jan 19, 11:30 PM
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    • 12th Jan 19, 11:30 PM
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    • 12th Jan 19, 11:30 PM
    Is this ticket from a private parking company or a local council?
    • Tinymanbig
    • By Tinymanbig 12th Jan 19, 11:34 PM
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    • 12th Jan 19, 11:34 PM
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    • 12th Jan 19, 11:34 PM
    City council has given the fine to a company known as marston group
    • Umkomaas
    • By Umkomaas 12th Jan 19, 11:49 PM
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    • 12th Jan 19, 11:49 PM
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    • 12th Jan 19, 11:49 PM
    As we major on private parking tickets here, PePiPoo will be your best bet for council tickets. Register there (but please note that a hotmail address won't work - try using a gmail account instead if you do have trouble registering) and post a new thread; here's your link:

    Have a read through some of the other threads there before you post your own to get the hang of what information they need from you in your opening post - but as a minimum you will need to post redacted photos/scans of all correspondence you've received from the council (both sides, if appropriate) as they need to see all the small print.

    PePiPoo has an excellent success record in dealing with council tickets.

    Please note, we are not a legal, residential or credit advice forum, rather one that helps motorists fight private parking charges, primarily at the 'front-end' of the process.
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