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    Jokers, total jokers. Wrote to me about a week ago chasing me for a debt to Sky. I don't have a Sky account.

    I rang them. They confirmed it was my previous address and they had to 'track me down' and I would be charged for this. I pointed out I still own my previous address and have personal and company mail redirects in place. Any mail that failed to be redirected would be collected by me on my numerous visits to the property.

    I asked them to provide documentary evidence of the debt. Nothing. I informed them that if they pursued me I would consider it harrassment and I would take legal steps and I considered the matter closed.

    Today there is ANOTHER letter. Pending ligitation yada yada. I called them.

    Can I have your reference number? Can you confirm your first name and address. Ok. Can you give us a daytime telephone number? Ok, mobile given.

    Then I start.

    Me : Can I confirm your name. Fine. Can I confirm your address

    Numbnuts : What my home address, no I won't give that out.

    Me : The address of your work please.

    Numbnuts : PO Box ....

    Me : No, not a PO Box, your real address.

    Numbnuts : This is the only address I am giving out.

    Me : Coward. Ok fine. Would you please take this reference number

    Numbnuts : <stammer> Wha.. what do you mean? I have given you the reference number.

    Me : Sure. Here's mine. I will be using it in all future correspondance.

    Numbnuts : I don't need to take a reference number. You have ours. You are obviously not ringing up to pay the debt.

    Me : What debt? No I am not ringing up to arrange any payment. I am ringing to tell you what I am going to do to your company.

    Numbnuts : My colleague spoke to you five days ago. You have had plenty of opportunity to .....

    Me : YOU HAVE 7 WORKING DAYS TO APPLY TO ME IN WRITING WITH DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE OF THE DEBT. ANY FURTHER CORRESPONDANCE WILL BE CONSIDERED HARRASSMENT.

    Numbnuts : I am terminating this call.

    Me : Are you? How big of you. And all I wanted to do was discuss this matter.....

    <click> ......

    These clowns are all over every forum going harrassing OAPs over small debts they would rather pay than receive harrassing phone calls.

    I shall write to them, quoting MY reference number as well as theirs. Also any letters will be charged at time and a half as it's Christmas.



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    Good rant, I enjoyed that. Possibly my favourite SY01 post ever, as it showed some balls for a change. Well done

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    Good rant, I enjoyed that. Possibly my favourite SY01 post ever, as it showed some balls for a change. Well done




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    Ah! Unfortunately you responded to them and gave them 'your reference number' i.e. the one they gave you. I was reading ages ago that this has been used to argue that you have 'acknowledged the debt'. They will be on your case forever now.
    How did this happen? Who's to blame? Well certainly there are those more responsible than others, and they will be held accountable, but again truth be told, if you're looking for the guilty, you need only look into a mirror.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HairyArsedBloke View Post
    Ah! Unfortunately you responded to them and gave them 'your reference number' i.e. the one they gave you. I was reading ages ago that this has been used to argue that you have 'acknowledged the debt'. They will be on your case forever now.
    Sounds like entrapment to me. That'll stack up in court.

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    Date:

    Dear Sir/Madam

    You have contacted me/us regarding the account with the above reference number, which you claim is owed by myself/ourselves.

    I/we would point out that I/we have no knowledge of any such debt being owed to (insert company name).

    I am/we are familiar with the CPUTR 2008 and the Office of Fair Trading's Guidance on debt collection, which states that it unfair to send demands for payment to an individual when it is uncertain that they are the debtor in question.

    I/we would also point out that the OFT say under the Guidance that it is unfair to pursue third parties for payment when they are not liable. AND in not ceasing collection activity whilst investigating a reasonably queried or disputed debt you are using deceptive/and or unfair methods.

    Furthermore ignoring and/or disregarding claims that debts have been settled or are disputed and continuing to make unjustified demands for payment amounts to physical/psychological harassment.

    I/we would ask that no further contact be made concerning the above account unless you can provide evidence as to my/our liability for the debt in question.

    I/we await your written confirmation that this matter is now closed. Otherwise I will have no option but to make a complaint to Trading Standards and also inform the Office Of Fair Trading of your actions.

    I/we look forward to your reply.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oracleslave View Post
    Good rant, I enjoyed that. Possibly my favourite SY01 post ever, as it showed some balls for a change. Well done
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    I suspect you'll P them off more by allowing them to follow their due process, which costs them money, upto the point where it gets thrown out of court.

    By the way, keep a VERY careful eye on your credit file - don't be surprised if they've registered the default on your credit file already

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    This may not be them but...

    Name & Registered Office:
    SRJ DEBT RECOVERIES LIMITED
    52 NEW TOWN
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    TN22 5DE
    Company No. 05064551

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