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Lauren1995

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Post by Lauren1995 » Thu May 14, 2020 3:44 pm
Hi so I’ve had a letter saying that we are aware you have been subject to an individual Voluntary agreement with credit fix the financial claims office are getting in touch in order to investigate review of your previous creditors or account providers affording you the opportunity to ensure any potential compensation has been recovered from the appropriate lenders within your lva as well as any previously cleared credit as far back as 1980s please note this includes accounts that may have already been investigated by credit fix and then half way down it says you should also know that all checks are completed outside of the scope of your agreement with your IP as we are a third-party claims management company they say please contact us on in order for us to conduct the necessary checks accordingly following which we will discuss the next step to making any claims Identified.... what does this letter mean? Do I need to contact credit fix or do anything. Or just leave it.

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Post by kallis3 » Thu May 14, 2020 4:01 pm
I would not contact this company at all - they are just out to make money and you may end up much worse off than you are. I would contact CF and tell them about it. This company has got your details from the Insolvency Register.
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Post by Lauren1995 » Thu May 14, 2020 4:20 pm
Thu May 14, 2020 4:01 pmkallis3 wrote:
I would not contact this company at all - they are just out to make money and you may end up much worse off than you are. I would contact CF and tell them about it. This company has got your details from the Insolvency Register.
Ok what will credit fix do? I shall email creditfix a picture of the letter.

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Post by Debtfreewannabe2022 » Thu May 14, 2020 5:23 pm
Think this company is doing the rounds......I’ve had the same, but stating Payplan, whom I’m with. I would also suggest that you don’t engage with them and put it straight in the bin.

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Post by Foggy » Thu May 14, 2020 5:45 pm
These are likely to be 'ambulance chasers', like the old PPI claims companies. Not even sure that there is a legal basis for such claims as yet.
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Post by Mark_H2 » Fri May 15, 2020 6:31 pm
Hi,
I had the same letter this week. I contacted my IVA company and sent my case handler a scanned copy of the letter and they told me to ignore the letter.

It’s now safely shredded and in the bin :D


Thanks
Mark

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Post by kallis3 » Fri May 15, 2020 8:44 pm
Good-they are ambulance chasers who get your details from the Insolvency Register.
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Post by lifenoteasy » Sat May 16, 2020 10:56 am
They appear to be a trading name of this company https://drummondsltd.co.uk/.

They have temporary permission to act as a claims management company https://register.fca.org.uk/ShPo_FirmDe ... 04RJtEqQAL.

Employee reviews (if the right company that I have found) suggests that it is not a pleasant experience.
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Post by kallis3 » Sat May 16, 2020 11:50 am
Not sure if it is as the addresses are totally different - one is Manchester and the other is London but they are both out to make money.
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Post by Foggy » Sat May 16, 2020 12:34 pm
Hello LNE --- long time no see. I hope you are keeping well !

If the basis for this new rash of claims, post PPI, pans out --- like PPI, I imagine debtors will be able to handle them themselves, rather than line a sharks pockets. Then will follow the thorny question as to whether the IVA trust still has a claim on the money and the controversy over the 'miscreant' claiming a portion of the spoils ( again, like PPI).
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Post by lifenoteasy » Sun May 17, 2020 2:31 pm
Hi Foggy - never been away.

Forgot the password to RedBoxTree and LNE got reactivated by mistake.

Re. Financial Claims Office my advice would be let sleeping dogs lie.

Once you move on from an IVA, do nothing linked to previous financial relationships or expect to gain from PPI or equivalent.

The more you do that, the more likely you end up having to deal with your old IP.

PS - loved the post you did about CF and the court case that involved them. The judge really did pull them apart.
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