Fraudulent Debt Collection Practices
darren-edward made this Official Information request to Serious Fraud Office
The request was refused by Serious Fraud Office.
Dear Serious Fraud Office,
i would like information to see if
Have any Debt Collections Agencies ever been investigated by the serious fraud office for their practices in regards to the points below;
a. Fair Trading Act 1986 21A s1, Companies demanding payment of unsolicited goods or services complies that would contradict this act; and
b. Fair Trading Act 1986 21A s2, Companies are required to give all rights and obligations to the recipient of their instruments; and
3. Confirm that the demand or payment complies with Unsolicited Goods and Services Act 1975 s4, s5; and
4. If the Demand for Payment is unlawful and breaches the above Fair Trading act it would also breach the, Crimes Act 1961, 240 s2 a (i), b, c;
Would the serious fraud office investigate if a complaint was to be forthcoming by anyone receiving such presentments by these Debt Collection Companies for serious breaches of the Fair Trading Act and the Crimes Act;
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Tēnā koe/Dear Darren Edward
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Dear Darren Edward
Please find attached our response to your request for information
CON0010532 dated 7 August 2022.
The Serious Fraud Office
Dear SERIOUS FRAUD OFFICE,
i'll be as blunt as possible, its your job to investigate serious fraud, it is my belief that debt collection companies are not giving full disclosure as required by the acts and statutes that govern them, in particular, i'd like to know if Baycorp has every been investigated for serious fraud;
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R S Grant left an annotation ()
This has already been answered in their response, which said that they do not hold any information on investigations into debt collection agencies - so obviously they have not conducted any investigations into them, including into Baycorp.
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