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    Unsolicited Parcel - Unit 4F Eurolink Industrial Centre

    Has anyone else received an unsolicited package from Unit 4F Eurolink Industrial Centre, Bingham Road, Kent ME10 3SU?

    Clearly addressed to myself but with no documentation other than the enclosed item - a pair of Lindy Noise Isolating Earphones with a retail value of around 20.

    A quick Google shows a lady on Twitter who received a unsolicited parcel from the same address on the 11th November 2011.

    Is this some sort of scam?

    Can't find any details about the company at the address.

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    Just found an article from 2000 on the Daily Mirror site exposing a dodgy company with a similar name and address so it could be scam. Let's see how it develops. I'm spoiling for a fight.

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    i think the law is something like if it isn't collected in 30 days or nobody has tried to claim it then its yours!

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    Isn't that for found "lost" property?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stuart_C View Post
    Isn't that for found "lost" property?
    There is something about mistaken delivery I'm sure, We also most got. Smart board about a year ago, 28 days after delivery they called up to.day they delivered a smartboard by mistake. Was addressed to our head teacher not just anybody.

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    Unsolicited Items

    Under the Unsolicited Goods and Services Act 1971, (as amended) it is an offence to demand payment for goods known to be unsolicited, in other words, they were sent to a person without any prior request made by them or on their behalf.

    Someone who receives goods in these circumstances may retain them as an unconditional gift, and does not have to pay for or return any unwanted goods. Anyone who receives a demand for payment for unsolicited goods should report the matter to their local Trading Standards Department.


    http://www.dti.gov.uk/consumers/buyi...ted/index.html

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    The 1971 Act has been superceded by the Distance Selling Regs (2000) (but hasn't been repealed officially) but the outcome is pretty much the same

    Unsolicited goods may be treated as a gift and consumers have a right to retain or dispose of them as they see fit.
    http://www.oft.gov.uk/shared_oft/bus...ral/oft698.pdf

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    Has anyone else received an unsolicited package from Unit 4F Eurolink Industrial Centre, Bingham Road, Kent ME10 3SU?

    Clearly addressed to myself but with no documentation other than the enclosed item - a pair of Lindy Noise Isolating Earphones with a retail value of around 20.
    I think you're allowed to keep them - but it's taken as a bit of a courtesy to try and let the company know they've sent stuff to the wrong person in case of mistakes...

    Do you know if they do X-Box360s???

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    lovinghands • View topic - SECRET SANTA - PARTNERS REVEALED

    Something about that address in there too.

    And here -

    http://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct...UMEb-w&cad=rja

    And here -
    http://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct...LQr91A&cad=rja


    Registered to - Regent Square Estates (Sittingbourne) Ltd
    Last edited by CHR1S; 12th December 2011 at 10:33 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHR1S View Post
    lovinghands • View topic - SECRET SANTA - PARTNERS REVEALED

    Something about that address in there too.

    And here -

    http://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct...UMEb-w&cad=rja

    And here -
    http://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct...LQr91A&cad=rja


    Registered to - Regent Square Estates (Sittingbourne) Ltd
    Yeah, that's all I could find on the net as well.

    I've informed my local TS so we'll see what happens.

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    I've Just Got One!

    hi, to the person who received an item from this address.....have you found out anything else about it yet? or been contacted about it?
    I have received a parcel from them this morning...no invoice no nothing, just my address and their address on the box?/

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    Ive sent you all your gifts for Christmas; glad they have started arriving from my Kent warehouse...

    Now where are all my gifts in return?

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    I'm reading this thread with great interest. My grandmother passed away in February this year and we discovered, amongst her possessions, hundreds of those horrible tacky 'decorative plates' from the 'Bradford exchange'. Turns out she bought some votive ones once, but once she'd collected the set they continued to send her random plates. If she failed to send them back (really expensively and inconveniently I might add - since she was an old lady who was unable to go out) they'd demand payment from her in big red letters saying 'Final demand'. When my Aunt tried to get them to stop sending them they refused. 9 times out of 10 Nan just paid for them to stop them hassling her. I believe she was scammed by an unscrupulous company. These plates cost her updates of 20 a plate with an additional 9.99 P&P. They are worth 3 each at a car boot now.

    I believe this company were in breach of the distance selling regs and since the plates were unsolicited I wonder if we'd have a snowball's chance in hell of getting any of her money back? We're so angry that they took advantage of a vulnerable and impressionable elderly lady suffering with Dementia, but I imagine now it's too late?

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    We had the same issue with the Franklin Mint sending things to my mum and it took my sister a lot of phone calls and threats of Trading Standards and all that sort of thing to get them to stop.
    But in your case it probably is too late - but it might be worth contacting your local trading standards anyway - they might like to know and may use your information in an ongoing case or something similar

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    Hi! Did you ever solve the riddle of your missing parcel? I got one on Saturday from the same address as yours- a MASSIVE hardbook book about antiques that I did not order (thankfully no fraud involved in don't think). Are you any the wiser?!?! What a strange thing!

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