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    #46
    Originally posted by roryl View Post
    There shouldn't be a problem if you have evidence that you are only charging them what they owe. Collect together all documentation relating to the tenancy including copies of the bills from EDF and any written correspondence with the tenants (or the SU) relating to this issue. Take it with you and present it to the Police at the interview.

    Have you been given a date to attend the police station? Have they named the offence you may be charged with? If you do not know, call the Police station and request as much information about the allegations as possible. Engage a criminal solicitor who can be with you at the interview and may be able to shed some light on what you may or may not have done wrong.

    If this chasing the utility money is getting you into serious trouble, it may be time to give up and move on.

    Thank you Roryl, will follow you advice.

    offense to my knowledge is overcharging tenants with utility bills - keen to see what evidence they have provided

    i got detective name - not British's name.

    If i will be using on duty solicitor - she/he will be on my side or just witness the whole thing.

    If i done something wrong unintentionally, should i just admitted....i re thinking over and over again...can't recall anything , but just in case...


    one legal question - i assume that email from free account (like yahoo, etc.) can be used as evidence...i have a lot of emails from them which clearly started the truth...but i was told that its all these emails are not valid as they have no legal basis, i.e. anybody can send a note ...difficult to trace down etc....is it right?

    so only printed paper and signed paper are valid as evidence?


    Many thanks for help!

    i already gave the whole utility bills already ...just want to get my life back....

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      #47
      Originally posted by Eric675 View Post
      Thank you Roryl, will follow you advice.

      offense to my knowledge is overcharging tenants with utility bills - keen to see what evidence they have provided

      i got detective name - not British's name. Irrelevant.

      If i will be using on duty solicitor - she/he will be on my side or just witness the whole thing. I think they are on your side but I've never been arrested so I wouldn't know. Someone else may be able to shed some light on this.

      If i done something wrong unintentionally, should i just admitted....i re thinking over and over again...can't recall anything , but just in case... If you have inadvertently committed a criminal offence, you should come clean. It may not end there but early admission of guilt should reduce the punishment.


      one legal question - i assume that email from free account (like yahoo, etc.) can be used as evidence...i have a lot of emails from them which clearly started the truth...but i was told that its all these emails are not valid as they have no legal basis, i.e. anybody can send a note ...difficult to trace down etc....is it right? Print them out, with the headers and take them along. It wouldn't hurt.

      so only printed paper and signed paper are valid as evidence? I think this is more a civil law tip, I'm not sure if it extends to criminal law.


      Many thanks for help!

      i already gave the whole utility bills already ...just want to get my life back....
      See the red.

      This is an usual situation.

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        #48
        One if the problems with email is repudiation - it is trivial to forge emails. There are ways round this such as using PGP to digitally sign your emails but this is not an overly simple task and is only of benefit if both parties use it.

        Still, the advice about printing out the full email and headers is good, although "headers" means more than just the from: to: cc: subject: - it includes the full breakdown of the message including routing information. Webmail clients normally have an option to "show original message". This includes the headers.
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          #49
          Originally posted by roryl View Post
          This is an usual situation.
          Eh? Did you mean:
          a. This is a usual situation; or
          b. This is an unusual situation?
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            #50
            b. please.

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