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Old 10.06.2015, 00:43
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Contractum Debt Collectors - can they make you pay?

Hi I am after some advice...
back at xmas we went through the Dartford Tunnel which is now automatic.....and of course we forgot to pay, one of those 'oh I must remember to do that' situations that got forgotten until we got a fine in the post from Dart charge in Feb for 111.25chf (its 2.50 to go through the tunnel)
This letter was all sent in German and of course assumed it said pay the 2.50 or you will have to pay the fine.
My HB went away for work and didnt pay till he got back but paid the 3.84chf.
We then had another letter saying (i think) we missed the deadline and now we owe 164chf.
Today we got a letter form Contractum saying we owe them 161.12 (also in DE)
Is this a debt that can be enforced in switzerland? I dont really know why its so much...
just wondered if anyone had any experience with this debt collecter.
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Old 10.06.2015, 00:50
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Re: Contractum Debt Collectors - can they make you pay?

You should pay attention and read the Forum more often,

  1. Dartford Crossing - toll payment changes from October 2014 (149) 24.May.2015
  2. Dartford Crossing change (UK) (3) 28.Nov.2014
  3. UK Travellers Dartford Crossing charge changes from Nov 30th 2014 (2)
The extra charges, after not paying the toll, are discussed here, on pages 7 & 8,

Dartford Crossing - toll payment changes from October 2014
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Re: Contractum Debt Collectors - can they make you pay?

Ah! I searched Contratum and Debt collectors! didnt think to put in Dart Charge. Doh
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Re: Contractum Debt Collectors - can they make you pay?

post up the itemised list, especially including any charges related to OR references. The creditor must pay the collection charges, not you.

this may go away with a well-worded letter.
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Re: Contractum Debt Collectors - can they make you pay?

This is the final letter we received, the others were from Dart Charge.
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This is the final letter we received, the others were from Dart Charge.
Why does it refer to Norway in the 2nd paragraph?
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no Idea we have never been there?
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This was one of the earlier letters..from the Dart Charge people.
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