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Pigger479

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Post by Pigger479 » Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:17 am
Hi,
Someone I know who is in an IVA also has received a quite large compensation cheque. They are thinking of using a cheque cashing service or putting the money into an old savings account and not declaring I’ve told them that this is a TERRIBLE IDEA! surely the IVA company would find out at review time ?!

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Post by kallis3 » Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:12 am
Quite possibly. Depending on what the compensation is for they could possibly keep some.

If their IP finds out it could result in failure of the IVA and could possibly be classed as fraud.
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Post by Foggy » Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:20 am
It is a risky move .... defrauding creditors is an offence that could fine, not only the IVA flushed down the toilet but an appearance in court !

There is a chance that the IP wouldn't find out, but there is also the possibility that they will know, or it will come out of the woodwork at some point. It is possible that the Insurance company could do an insolvency check and inform the IP directly and the IP will wait to see if they get told by your friend and act accordingly.

But ... as Kallis says ... it is possible that they will be able to keep it anyway, without any of the angst, depending on what it is for,
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Post by MerlinL14 » Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:12 pm
Some cheque cashing places do an insolvency check themselves before accepting the cheque, this is mainly to ensure the person isn't BR but could flag up the IVA as well. Too dodgy a risk that I would have been willing to attempt though.
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Post by kallis3 » Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:10 pm
May also being doing a money laundering check?
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