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    I figure I will probably have to write this one off, but if I'm resigned to writing it off, I'd might as well post it here.

    Basically, guy moved into my old flat last November. Deliberately avoided us, deliberately ignored all emails and notes under his door. He still owes me £50 towards the electricity bill.

    The problem? I don't have his name as we were on individual contracts, the guy kept avoiding me and my landlord would not give it to me. As a consequence, I couldn't put his name on the bill, so I have no proof there.

    Naturally I got out of that ****hole quickly before I got screwed out of even more money, but since I've going to end up quite far in the red this year, it's money I could really do with.

    Any ideas as to what I could try? Have already threatened him with small claims. Continues to ignore me.
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    Go to Moss Side and ask a barman where you might get some "assistance".
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    actually take it to small claims or ignore it are probably your only options
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    (Original post by spleenharvester)
    I figure I will probably have to write this one off, but if I'm resigned to writing it off, I'd might as well post it here.

    Basically, guy moved into my old flat last November. Deliberately avoided us, deliberately ignored all emails and notes under his door. He still owes me £50 towards the electricity bill.

    The problem? I don't have his name as we were on individual contracts, the guy kept avoiding me and my landlord would not give it to me. As a consequence, I couldn't put his name on the bill, so I have no proof there.

    Naturally I got out of that ****hole quickly before I got screwed out of even more money, but since I've going to end up quite far in the red this year, it's money I could really do with.

    Any ideas as to what I could try? Have already threatened him with small claims. Continues to ignore me.
    if the guy was completely ignoring you when you were living with him, I'd say the chances of him responding to you now are zero.

    £50 is not worth the hassle of going through a legal process.
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    (Original post by spleenharvester)
    Any ideas as to what I could try? Have already threatened him with small claims. Continues to ignore me.
    Without any written down you'd likely have difficulty proving it in court.

    I'd write it off and move on.
 
 
 
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