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Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
For now please let me know whether you have written and asked what the debt is alleged to be for please?
Sorry it has taken so long to reply but for some reason I had not received an e mail to tell me that I had an answer. The debt collection agency won't tell us why we have this debt simply that the debt is with Commonwealth Bank. Commonwealth Bank won't tell us why we have this debt because we cannot access our account as we have forgotten our passwords. They say we have to fax over to them a copy of our passport. We tried this several times back in 2010, but the fax system cannot cope with the detail in a passport and they would not reset our password ***** on the faxed copy of passport. We gave up then as we did not believe that there was anything in the accounts. Basically they won't tell us why we have accrued this debt.
We just went down town to fax our passport again but the lady in the shop said that it won't come out the other end clear
As you well know the Limitation in Australia is generally 6 years.
If you can write and ask for evidence and copy of any documents, make sure you DON'T acknowledge the debt.
I did not actually know that
If you can drag it out over 6 years then they can't take action, it would be statute barred
So over 6 years then you are ok
As this was 5.5 years ago you don't need to drag it out for long
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Do I write to the debt collection agency or the bank?
Also can they take us to court in australia and force us to pay from uk
I would write to the debt collection agency. This adds to delay
They could take you to Court there yes and enforce it in the UK
The debt collection agency will need to write to the bank. So tick tock tick tock
will they have to take it to court before the six years, and if they do start proceedings before the six years is up, does that mean that they are 'in time'
They can, as long as they issue proceedings, ie start them
OK, thank you
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Can I clarify anything for you today?