I've recieved a letter from a commercial debt recovery company demanding payment from and old party plan company I did some work with over a year ago I do not owe this money and they are threatening.... this is a serious matter and may involve your property and goods being taken I'm ashamed to say I have been frightend by this and have buried my head i have 1 day to reply will they come to the house
<p>DearCustomer</p><p> </p><p>Based on the facts you have given me I can make the following comments;</p><p> </p><p>1. It is unlikely they will send the bailiffs around. They will be more likely to issue you with a statutory demand, at which point you will have th opporunity to dispute the debt;</p><p> </p><p>2. I suggest you write to them now and ask for proof of the debt. Further to this enclose evidence of why you do not owe the money. State to them that if they do not stop pursuing you for ther money you will seek to recover your costs and damage caused by this unjustified action;</p><p> </p><p>3. May I suggest you visit your local Citizens Advice Bureau who will be able to give you face to face advice on how best to deal with this. Note the advice will also be free.</p><p> </p><p>Please do not hesitate to contac me if I can address any further facts.</p><p> </p><p>Sincerely</p><p> </p><p>AJ</p>
this is the letter I have recieved might help more...
We are instructed by our client to demand payment of £2,043.79 and note that you have failed to reply to previous letters sent to you. From your lack of communication with ourselves it would appear you are either deliberatly avoiding payment or are unable to make payment
unless payment is recieved within the next seven (7) days we will take our clients instructions as to whether they wish to consider bankruptcy proceedings againsed you. This is a serious matter and may involve your property and goods being taken away from you. Please call the office immediatly to discuss further.
I only had one letter last week, in panic I called them and was so frightend i didn't understand them I have had no other letters and no contact with this company for over a year. This letter was dated 25th Nov
<p>DearCustomer</p><p> </p><p>1. Please do not panic. However you will not to step forward state why you do not owe the money. They cannot declare someone bankrupt over a disputed debt.</p><p> </p><p>2. I strongly advise you visit the Citizens Advice Bureau as soon as possible. They will be able to consider your more confidential information and give you free advice on moving forward from here.</p><p> </p><p>I look forward to hearing from you. </p><p> </p><p>Sincerely</p><p> </p><p>AJ</p>
sorry what does 'however you will not to step forward state why you do not owe the money?'
<p>DearCustomer</p><p> </p><p>I apologise I do not know why part of that message came out like that.</p><p> </p><p>1. Please call the debt recovery agency and put across your case as to why you do not owe the debt. It is essential you do this as soon as possible. You need to make clear that the debt is disputed.</p><p> </p><p>Kind regards</p><p> </p><p>AJ</p>
LLB, LPC, DELF
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