What to Do if You Received a Letter From PO Box 140 Normanton

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What to Do if You Received a Letter From PO Box 140 Normanton

Have you received a and wondering what it is for? Chances are it has to do with a creditor or financial institution following up on your debt. Luckily, DoNotPay can help you find out the source and assist you in resolving whatever issues there are. We can also help you with creditors and debt collectors such as Amigo, Lowell, Marston, Provident, Advantis, Moorcroft, and DWP.

Who Is PO BOX 140 Normanton, and Why Are They Sending Mail?

Several companies use the address, and they are mainly financial institutions such as

  1. Credit companies
  2. Banks such as Halifax, Lloyds, Bank of Scotland, and RBS. The address was previously used by HBO retail banking company before the Lloyds Banking Group acquired it.
  3. Debt collection agencies. There are debt collectors that use the address PO BOX 140 Normanton but do not write the actual agency name, making it difficult to figure out the exact source.

A few reasons you could have received a letter with the PO BOX 140 Normanton include:

  • They want to collect payment for a debt you owe
  • They want to validate the debt
  • Harass you into paying your debt

Are Letters From PO BOX 140 Normanton a Scam?

For the most part, are legitimate and will probably have come from a member of the Lloyds Banking Group, such as Lloyds bank, Scottish widows, Bank of Scotland, and Halifax. Read through the letter's contents and contact your bank if you need further verification.

You should not phone the number provided in the letter. Instead, visit your nearest bank branch to ascertain that the letter is addressed to you. Do not provide any sensitive personal information, especially bank details.

How Should I Respond to Letters From PO BOX 140 Normanton

If the letters are indeed addressed to you concerning an unpaid debt, you should take the following steps:

  1. Look up your records to verify whether you owe the creditor the said amount. If you are unaware of the pending obligation, ask the company to provide evidence of the claims.
  2. If you establish that you owe them the money, pay it if you can afford to.
  3. Should the amount be more than you can handle, ask the creditor about available payment plans, such as monthly payments that you can make to clear the debt.
  4. If the debt has been in existence for over six months and neither you nor the creditor has taken action in that time, then the debt should be written off. Check out the details to see whether the statute of limitations has expired.

What Should I Do if I Continue Receiving the Letters?

Debt collectors and creditors can be relentless in pursuing what's there, so much so that it sometimes causes distress to the debtor. If you agreed to make the payments to clear the debt, but the agency is sending you numerous letters, calling, or visiting you, you should take action.

For one, you could write them a complaint letter informing them to stop harassing you. You could also outline the means of communication you consider appropriate and the convenient frequency of contact.

If this does not work, you can pursue alternative channels.

  1. Financial Ombudsman

You could call or write a letter to the ombudsman informing them of the harassment and how it is against the standards of practice. The ombudsman will contact the creditor or collection agency and take action to correct the matter. You could even be compensated for the distress.

Contact Details of Financial Ombudsman
PhonePhone: 0800 023 4567

Between 8 am -5 pm Mon to Fri

Between 9 am - 1 pm Sat

  1. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

The FCA authorizes and regulates debt collectors and creditors and is in a position to revoke these privileges should it establish that a member has violated the standards of practice. They can also impose fines for such conduct. You can thus make your case to them and have them take action.

Contact Details of Financial Conduct Authority
  • 0800 111 6768 (freephone)
  • 0300 500 8082 (from the UK)
  • +44 207 066 1000 (from abroad)
Head Office Address12 Endeavour Square, London E20 1JN

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One hassle-free way to stop debt collectors from harassing you is by signing up with DoNotPay. You can do this in the comfort of your home without the need to write to multiple organizations to have your case heard. All you have to do is go through the following easy steps.

  1. Search "debt collection" on DoNotPay.

  2. Answer a series of questions about the debt collectors, including when you were contacted and how you were contacted, so we can determine if they have violated any debt collection laws.

  3. Decide which course of action you want to take based on our guidance, such as filing a debt verification request, demanding for the collectors to stop contacting you, or reporting them to a professional trade association.

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