As you all know ( and are probably bored to death of hearing about)
Co-op rejected my application for a current account because of a credit check
This was fine last month when I got accepted for car finance,
Having looked again I saw a partially settled account so I contacted Experian and got this
Thank you for your contact received on 8/22/2018 2:00 AM
*PRA Group (UK) Limited (Account Started on 04/09/2006)
Having checked our records I can confirm that the above account reads as satisfied (paid off).
Please view an updated report.
I understand you'd like to know why the default status doesn’t change once it’s been paid off. Having checked I can confirm your default reads as a £0 balance which means the default has been satisfied and companies will see you no longer owe the debt. The original default balance remains to show how much the account defaulted for.
I'd also like to make you aware that agreeing to make payments after an account has been defaulted doesn’t change the account’s history. This is why the ‘!’ status history doesn’t change. The ‘!’ status show that at the date of default the account wasn’t being managed in line with the original contract.
Please note that defaults remain on our records for six years from the defaulted date after which it will be removed automatically.
You can visit our Experian UK YouTube channel for some tips on how long they stay on your credit report, what to do now and how a default affects you.
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Foggy wrote:If the account was defaulted -- what was the default date ? The whole shebang should drop off after 6 years ! And, if it wasn't correctly defaulted -- why did it drop off before (only to be put back on) ?
Honestly I am So confused!!! ihave emailed again saying none of it should be showing !
Foggy wrote:Thank goodness it happened post Fiat !!
I know! It says please see your updated report . I just have and it still says partially settled! They are so frustrating to deal with! Equifax you can ring and talk to someone... this lot it is impossible it seems to me they have not registered what the issue is?
Properly! You have to wait a week for a code to look at your statutory report as they post it!
So trying to be one step ahead I replied saying when the partial settlement is removed can you remove the notice of correction too please.last time I has to ask to get it removed, they emailed today saying
We have removed the notice of correction.... notjing about the partial settlement.......,,
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