DLA chasing again at workgreenspun.com : LUSENET : Repossession : One Thread
A few weeks ago I received a letter at work from DLA chasing after 8 months of silence for money on behalf of Abbey. At that time following some excellent advice from this site I wrote back to them and asked them not to contact me at work - as I have been writing to them for the past year from my home address they had no need to. They then said that I hadn't responded to letters they'd sent to my home (incidentally this is untrue). I wrote back at the beginning of last week stating that I strongly dispute that, but until they provide me with documents to prove their claim I couldn't help them and that they should contact me at home. Today they telephoned my personnel manager leaving a message to say that they were trying to track me down and make contact with me to send me some correspondence, could they confirm my job title, department etc. I have recorded this message to prove their underhand tactics but I'm not sure what to do with it! Should i get a solicitor to write to them about their continued harrassment? Should I write back myself?
Can anyone tell me under what rules is this dodgy ground they're treading? A good thing is that I'm now so angry that I can't be scared into breaking under the pressure!
Any advice gratefully received.
-- Jo Berry (email@example.com), October 01, 2001
Daft as this sounds... this is fantastic news. They are harassing you and doing it illegally and despite warnings to boot. You need to get a solicitor on them. I've answered a previous query on harassment by pointing to a link that takes you to a site that specialises in this.
I don't have the link to hand, but if you trawl the questions for the last six weeks you will find it.
-- (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 01, 2001.
are you sure it was DLA or an agent acting on thier behalf
-- who knows (email@example.com), February 13, 2002.
Not very ethical
-- i know (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 14, 2002.