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That is rubbish. Who do they say the money is owing to?
Does he agree he had a card with the creditor?
He and his partner made purchases with Harvey Norman and it was funded by GE Finance Australasia. His partner managed all the household bills as she was a bookkeeper by trade. Unbeknowns to Jye, there were many bills she didn't pay and lots of debts she racked up without his knowledge. Apparently, GE Finance has been taken over by a company called Credit Corp who operate out of Sydney. They say that it will cost too much to dig out all of the archived documents but will get hold of a final statement. The debt was apparently $9,500 and has now reached $20,000 plus with so called accrued interest. Unfortunately, we paid $1,500 to stop any further interest accruing but now believe we have been taken for a ride. What do you suggest we do? Thank you.
Unfortunately, my son signed the original document for the purchase. He doesn't remember a store card being issued. Should he have to pay for the search of the archives to prove the amount owing? And, the company is charging more than $400 a month in so called interest on the supposed outstanding debt? Thank you for your help with this.
At the moment the debt is heresay. Do we have to pay to have all statements regarding supposed expenditure retrieved from archives, as it dates back to 2004. And, how can he protect himself in the future from her racking up any further debts in his name? Thank you.
Should he have to pay for the records to be retrieved from archives? They say it will costs hundreds of dollars which my son will be liable to pay. Thank you
The initial company GE Finance that who provided the finance no longer exist. They have sold their so called debts to Credit Corp. Does this affect things? Should he contact the actual store where the purchases were made or would they have nothing to do with it? Thank you
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