Garry Bell QC

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  1. dogman

    dogman Read Only Funster

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    Did anyone see this program this morning, I see Dave Newell did an appraisal of the conversion and bought up many valid points. Interesting program pointing out that you must do your research before parting with your money (as in all things).
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  2. Brisey

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    We saw the program, it was as you say quite interesting.
    I did notice that "Diamond Dave" was not wearing his Funster badge.:Wink:

    Brisey.
     
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  3. greyman1

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    what surprised me was the guy who sent off 10k for a base van[ that he had not seen !] to a company that he had come across on the web ! FOR GODS SAKE WAKE UP !!!!!!!
     
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    Yep, just watch it and if I had been Dave I would have been wearing everything possible to advertise his business.
    Shame that the family went through that and has spoilt the idea of this hobby to them for life all because of one person............ I love the name and shame game as how many people will use him again.......
     
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  5. dogman

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    How true, asking to get ripped off.
     
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  6. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

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    Problem is that people will carry on using him, how many have seen the programme?

    Unless these scammers/crooks whatever get put in prison for some time, they just carry on.

    What was the name of the programme and time so I can watch it!

    Peter
     
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  7. Brisey

    Brisey Funster Life Member

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    It was on BBC 1 at 9:15 am this morning. I believe it is called The Legaliser.

    Brisey.
     
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    Just watched it on iplayer Here.
     
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  10. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

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    Yes I have just watched it but its all very well getting judgment against these people but its geting paid.

    If they have are well clued up there are many ways of avoiding actually paying, they didnt say the scooter people actually got paid.

    Over £5000 its a High Court case not Small Claims and the costs are high.

    Always pay part by credit card then you are covered under the Credit Consumer Acts

    Peter
     
  11. dogman

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    A very good point.
     
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    I have had this programme on all week, in the background, whilst decorating the front room. There are 2 cases every day so that's a total of 10 cases this week.

    There was an interview with the "Legaliser" on Breakfast TV on Monday morning and he stated that all the cases to be shown this week were won.

    I think this is a situation where each case is "Risk Assessed" before being filmed as they do not want to show people failing in their claims. They select only the cases which make good Television.

    Most of what he said was common sense and anyone can go to the Small Claims Court if the value of the claim is less than £5000. You do not need a QC to advise you, the information is readily available from the courts or Citizen Advice.

    I have a tendancy to treat these programmes with a degree of sceptisism.
     
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    The Pakistani woman with the mobility scooter (and what looked to be a good sense of humour) won her case but that is a whole lot different to getting the money - unlike the other case, starring Diamond Dave, where it was stated that she was actually paid
     
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    "Yep, just watch it and if I had been Dave I would have been wearing everything possible to advertise his business."

    I did, I had our logo on my tee shirt, my sweatshirt and web address on the back of my jacket. This was the BBC don't forget so advertising isn't allowed:BigGrin:

    D.
     
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    anyone doing a google search for Diamond Dave Newel will soon find his company and plenty of satisfied customers. No need to advertise when you're that famous in the motorhome world :thumb:
     
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    1. Home - Dave Newell L.V.S

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      Dave Newell has sorted out my battery problem over the phone !! I am hugely grateful ! However, just seen a post about Elecsol going tits up !

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    has anyone reminded the BBC of this....or is 'subtle' advertising a different thing :Doh:
     

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