New update from DCS 27 March 2020

  • anrigaut
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Posted: Sat, 28/03/2020 - 14:39

All those whose interest is to be paid by the DCS (as opposed to directly by the liquidator) should read carefully and digest this latest update - www.dcs.im

Note that all who have submitted the necessary form (or do so by 31 March) will be included in the first payment round to be paid « no later than 31 May ». So patience still required !

I am still in hospital so unable to deal with any queries. Please do your best to help one another!

All the best,
Anrigaut

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Back on line after a long

  • rippedoff
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Back on line after a long break. Many thanks to Gordon & Anrigaut and of course all the other, less prolific posters. Thanks also to Andy for keeping the show on the road. I’m a DCS claimant and live in Europe but outside UK. I’ve received nothing yet and am little surprised to see no messages from anyone who has received payment. I guess they will pay at the very last minute...


the wait continues

  • rapata
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I received this email today in reply to my follow up regarding bank transfer of the final payment........
I hope the statement that a further update will be provided on the website around 31st May doesnt mean further delays. Will this ever end?

Dear Depositor

Thank you for your email. Please be advised that due to the current situation with Covid 19 the DCS Team are all working remotely for the foreseeable future.

We have set out below responses to the most frequently asked questions which may answer your question. Please note that you may not receive an email response if your enqu iry is covered in the latest announcements on the DCS website or is dealt with below.

If, however, your enquiry is not covered you will receive an email response from the DCS Team in due course. You will appreciate that given the current situation, there may be a delay in this process, and we ask that you bear with us at this time, and do not send further chaser emails on the same topic.

If you have attached a form to your email
Thank you, please take this email as notification of receipt. If there are no changes in name or address it will likely be processed without further notifications to you.

If there are changes in detail, please ensure you follow the instructions on the website and provide appropriately verified documentation to the DCS PO Box Address.

This is likely to mean that you will need to send in original or certified copies to the address highlighted.

Bank Payment Requests in light of COVID 19
We are receiving some requests to make bank payments given the current situation. These requests are being considered and your correspondence will form part of that narrative.

In the meantime, the present approach remains to deliver surplus KSF funds via cheque with no deduction to depositor interest and final payment. If there is a change to this approach and you have completed a DCS form it is very likely the DCS will take specific steps to notify you of a change in that position.

Until that time, the present approach is cheque payment.

Background information
The DCS is a depositor compensation scheme. It is not part of the KSF liquidation. If you claimed via any of the following schemes you are now legally part of the DCS Scheme:
Early Payment Scheme I;
Early Payment Scheme II;
Depositor Compensation Scheme;

When are dividends from the DCS to be paid?
The exact date is dependent on several factors. Please refer to the current update on the DCS website “DCS Notice as at 27th March 2020”. A further update is due t o be posted on the website around 31 May.

How much am I going to be paid?
Very roughly 1.608p in the £ of your original claim value i.e. your claim value is likely to be your original (and potentially combined if relevant), bank balance(s) at the date of liquidation of KSF. In other words, approximately 1.6% of your original claim value. Importantly there may be other factors that impact this amount. We have explained in detail what these ma tters are on the DCS website. When you receive your cheque you will receive confirmation of relevant balances and calculations.

Future Correspondence
If you have a query that is not in respect of a specific form processing matter, please could we ask you to delay such queries for the time being. Please refer to the DCS website where updates will be posted for the depositors as a whole in due course.

It would aid us greatly if future correspondence to this email account is kept to a bare minimum, in order that we can focus our efforts to you and the wider DCS participants.

DCS Forms
If you have not completed a form please complete a form following the instructions on the DCS website the form is linked here for ease of reference https://www.dcs.im/docs/confirmation-update-of-address.pdf

On behalf of the DCS Scheme Administrator of the Isle of Man Depositors’ Compensation Scheme
PO Box 201
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM99 1HN

DCS Website: https://www.dcs.im/
T +44 1624 625680

Other Useful Website:
KSF Website: http://www.kaupthingsingers.co.im/


Emailing DCS

  • Cawdor
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Sorry if I'm being dumb but . . .
I have emailed the DCS using info(?)dcs [dot] im but get mail returned as not deliverable. Do I have the wrong address or is this a way of their coping with the current situation?
Like other correspondents here I have posted the DCS form, in this case from New Zealand, and would ideally wish payment to go directly to an account. I will add my voice to those requesting this facility when I know I'm addressing it correctly.
Glad to hear you're improving, Anrigaut, and my continued appreciation to you and Gordon45 for helping keep me sane over the years.
Thanks


Emailing DCS

  • wipeout
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Cawdor,

The contact address you need to use is:

dcs(?)kpmg [dot] co [dot] im


Address

  • Cawdor
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  • Sat, 09/05/2020 - 03:37

Many thanks.


Rejoice with a Bowl of Gruel for All!

  • VikingRaider
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As governments around the world crank up the central bank money machines to mellow the revolting masses, huddled at home with their nearest and dearest and seething under Lockdowns, we can all rest smugly in the knowledge that a hefty payout of no less than 1.6 percent will be winging its way to us soon! We will all, no doubt, rejoice as Mr. Scrooge serves up a generous, hot bowl of tasty gruel to one and all. What say you, Tiny Tim?
Well -- I never really wanted the suntrap dream villa in Antibes anyway.


International Mail Delays

  • D RAM
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A letter I mailed at end February by Airmail from Hong Kong to Morayshire, Scotland has finally arrived today, 70 Days later !! (Normal transit time 5 to 7 days). Two further letters posted Airmail mid-March have still not arrived. Presumably delays related to Covid-19 ? Given that Airmail service was suspended in mid-April and there is now only Surface mail (transit time normally at least 6 weeks) it does not augur well for my receipt of DCS's cheque before the latter part of 2020, if it's not "lost" (currently the Royal Mail's routine response to queries). On receipt, I'll have to mail the cheque back to my bank in the UK for encashment. Hopefully the validity of the cheque will not have expired before I can get it cashed.


International Mail Delays

  • ozdog
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I had already emailed DCS about getting a bank transfer and got a reply similar to those elsewhere in these comments. I have now written to DCS about the same concerns about delayed post as expressed by D Ram (I am in Australia), asking if I can change my nominated address for cheque delivery to my sister's address in the UK. She would be willing to present my cheque to the UK bank. I am awaiting a reply.


Catch 22 ?

  • D RAM
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Hi Ozdog,

I'd already thought about changing my postal address to my brother's in the UK to avoid inevitable postal delay to/from Hong Kong but I'd need to mail a written request to the DCS and as no airmail service this would take at least 2 to 3 months to arrive by surface mail (courier service available but prohibitively expensive). Catch 22 ?


Written request

  • glen07
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Hi D RAM

I recently closed my bank account, for luckily another bank (!!!), who allowed non written permission as they had set up an Adobe system where you could write an electronic signature. Now I'm not too sure if that's too much to ask of DCS but might be worth asking them if you can email them, with a follow on hard written request later, under the circumstances. Good luck!! Say hi to HK - used to live there - although must seem quiet after its usual hustle and bustle....


Bondholders

  • Gordon 45
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Hi Folks,

Especially Anrigaut, Hopefully you are recovering well at home and taking good care of yourself. Just on to do a wee update for Bondholders. Perhaps all of you are up to date and if you are I apologise.

I did clarify clearly with both the DCS and PwC that Bondholders through the Life Assurance Companies would definitely be paid from the Liquidator via the Life Companies and not through the DCS route.

Have spoken to a few fellow sufferers and some Life Companies are saying they have received the cash back from the Liquidator, have worked out what each individual claimant will get and are working through paying out. (the payments do appear cover any payment due over 5%, depending upon each individual policy, and the 2nd part regarding the payment of 1.604p/£). Others Companies have the cash back but have not yet worked out what each individual will receive. And yet again other Life Companies are saying they have not received any cash back yet - which seems unlikely. But nothing changes in this whole debacle - Will keep you informed of how things develop.

Hope you are like me, just glad that we are now near the end of this whole diabolical affair, so we can try and reach some form of normality, although Covid19 is a massive unbelievable disaster affecting the world and all who have tragically lost loved ones. It is so bad it is beyond belief.

So, take good care of yourselves and your loved ones, and follow the 'lock down procedures' wherever you are.

Take Care,

And God Bless,

Gordon 45


Skandia-Old Mutual NOW Quilter

  • calpespain
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  • Fri, 01/05/2020 - 14:34

I have called Quilter they say they will get back in contact with me. Thye have not in over 3 weeks. Has anyone who has a bond or inverted with KSF(IOM) had or received any communication from Quilter regarding the final payout. Thye seemed when I called to not know what they were doing or talking about. Does anyone have a contact to try and resolve any issues, they have held onto about £738 in my now closed bond for about 6 years, they acknowledge that its mine but refuse to send it to me. Any help and advice would be good to receive. Thanks.


Still DCS payment

  • Esteban
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  • Fri, 24/04/2020 - 15:05

Re. the matter of cheques being posted, I seem to recall that it used to be the case that cheques became invalid if not cashed within 6 months (or I may have imagined this). However if, just for the sake of this message, that is the case, the DCS would know after that time which monies could not then be claimed. So what might happen then? Can they simply shrug their (metaphorical) shoulders, say "well, we tried" and then pocket the money. or would they be under some kind of obligation to make further efforts to get the funds to their rightful recipients?

If the latter, then sending cheques by post at any time, but especially in the present circumstances, seems likely to present them with a lot of problems further down the road. If the former, where would the unclaimed money actually end up? I wouldn't like to think it would somehow revert to the I.O.M: authorities.


Cheques

  • Liz the Whizz
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All

I live in the UK and would be very happy to help those who are outside the country. If you redirect your cheques to me I will happily pay them into a UK bank for you. Please email me separately to profit(?)blueyonder [dot] co [dot] uk if I can help.

As many others have said, I am very grateful to everyone who has supported us over the past 11 years - Anriguat, Gordon, Andy and many others. I have read every post with gratitude.

Thanks.


DCS payment.

  • Esteban
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As suggested, I too have now sent an e-mail requesting that the final payment be made by bank transfer, rather than posted, though it seems this likely to fall on deaf ears. Quite apart from security considerations, how it could possibly be cheaper to post cheques, if that was in fact the justification offered, is beyond me. However, in the current surreal world, many things are beyond me.


back home at last

  • anrigaut
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Just to say that I am at last back home after almost 4 weeks in hospital. Still recovering slowly, but so glad to be home and to sleep in my owb bed!

Thanks to all who wished me well.


Thank you for you have done for us Anrigaut

  • fight theft
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I am so glad to hear you are well enough to leave the hospital and be back home in your own bed..It must have been a serious operation to keep you in for 4 weeks . So take great care of yourself with lots of rest, pampering and fresh air.

You have been our most wonderful stalwart Oracle of help wisdom and advice throughout these 10.5 years. You and Gordon have been our saviours throughout this ordeal kept strong patient and focused. You gave us faith and hope throughout.Thank you so very much Angela. I would like to send you a thank you and get well gift of your favourite Gourmet treats from you chosen English or French Supplier for you to guzzle and enjoy while you get well and build yourself up again. Can you email me privately your favourite supplier and treats and your address to send it,

Best wishes Suzanne (Fight Theft). We met all those years ago in Trafalgar Square)


Re thanks

  • anrigaut
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Your comments are much appreciated. But please no gifts. It’s quite enough to know that my efforts over the years have been appreciated. Am wondering what I’ll do when it’s all finished!
Yes, I well remember Trafalgar Square.


Best wishes to Anrigaut

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Dear Anrigaut,

Great to hear you're now out of hospital. I'll be forever grateful for your sterling efforts on our behalf. Take care and have a good rest to recuperate fully.

God bless you.


Welcome back Anrigaut

  • sunny1
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Glad to hear you're back.


All poatal services suspended

  • tsunamivictim
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Like many others, there is no way I can receive a cheque as all postal services of any kind, including couriers, have been put on hold indefinately.
I wrote to DCS to request a bank transfer and offered to pay any charge. Otherwise A cheque will just sit and disappear under thousands of undelivered posts to Sri Lanka.
After all this time, a little common sense in this awful situation would be very welcome.


Final payment

  • fight theft
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So far I haven't received any payments on March 31st I have emailed and messaged the Bank
What happened to the 4% we were supposed to receive and the unclaimed money to be shared ( Still in the IOM Courts/) now we are getting 1.608% in total? Are other members getting their money late? I am in the UK not long distance?


@fight theft

  • anrigaut
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Are you sure you never EITHER claimed one of the early payments (EPS) OR claimed in DCS, in which case you will on this occasion be paid via the DCS (before 31 May provided you already filled in the required form)?

The 4% was the interest rate per annum. But it could only be paid for as long as funds allowed, which turned out to represent interest at 4% pa for less than 6 months


Re Final Payment

  • fight theft
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I did originally accepted EPS for 1000 then 10000 payment in the first 2 years of this liquidation, I still haven't received any payment for March 31st does this mean the total remaining final payment owed to me will not be in March but May?

I understood ( but I may be wrong) we were supposed to receive two payments: one March 31st and then final in May,but then again I may have missed some important updates as I have spent very little time on the site for the past two years due to being involved in a bus accident with two broken wrists, busted knee, knee surgery ankle and spinal injuries and unable to use my hands on my computer for over a year... Still a problem and am behind like the kid in detention writing my 1000 lines dealing with massive back log in my once busy active life.

I hope you are recuperating well Angels. I am also recovering from 6 weeks of Covid 19...but getting back gradually... By the time we finally receive this money back I am not the same healthy young thing I was back in 2008! I am sure this is true for many of us .I could have enjoyed it and spent it so much better and more enjoyably then!


fight theft:Sorry to hear of

  • anrigaut
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fight theft:
Sorry to hear of all your problems - we make right pair!
Yes have misunderstood. You will receive a single payment and it will come from the DCS. Payment is expected to be made 'by' 31 May (could be before) PROVIDED you completed & returned the DCS form before 31 March. Otherwise, you should complete the form asap for payment in a second round.

See here for the DCS info: https://www.dcs.im/

Good luck,
anrigaut


Thank you Anrigaut

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....for your quick response much appreciated.


This is the reply I received

  • rapata
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This is the reply I received today regarding my request for a bank transfer
............

Please note your email has been escalated for further consideration and a further response will be sent in due course.

............

If enough of us request the transfer maybe they will do it. Keep the emails going.


Any DCS payments yet?

  • rapata
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Just wondering if anyone has received a payment under the DCS? Hopefully we wont have to wait til the end of May.


DCS payment.

  • Esteban
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I have not received a payment as of today. I understood payments were to be made by cheque, not by direct transfer as before, why I don't know. Due to the current lockdown in Spain, any cheque sent to me by post will not arrive, presumably may be returned to sender (or just binned). So it goes on!!


DCS payments

  • anrigaut
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Yes - on this occasion, all payments by the DCS will be made by cheque.

As announced in the update of 27 March, the first round of payments ( to those who submitted the required form by 31 March) is expected no later than 31 May. Hopefully it will be before then, but I’d be surprised if it came before the end of April. To that has to be added the delay in the post depending on country and now also Covid 19. As ever, we have to be patient!


A Sting in the Tail

  • D RAM
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I'm a resident of Hong Kong and they've recently announced that due circumstances arising from Covid-19 'airmail' postal service to/from the UK is suspended until further notice. Only 'surface mail' which they say takes a minimum of 31 days will be maintained ( my past experience is it is more like 45 days). Accordingly, the risk of our DCS cheques being delayed considerably or even lost (or stolen?) in transit must surely be considered. Hopefully the DCS will send cheques by 'registered mail' but why they cannot use bank transfer is beyond me.

Anyway, thanks and good health to all

D RAM


Their reasoning for the

  • rapata
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Their reasoning for the payment to be made by cheque was to minimise costs. I would happily pay the cost of a transfer to speed things up, but its probably to late to suggest that now, however an email to the DCS wouldnt harm.


Thanks Rapata

  • D RAM
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Thanks for your advice. I've emailed the DCS and await their response.


Great, hope more people will

  • rapata
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Great, hope more people will do the same.
Cheers
Pauline


DCS Method of Payment

  • D RAM
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I've received a response from the DCS advising that they've received a number of representations similar to my own to reconsider payment by cheque. They advised these would be considered but as of now payment by cheque will remain. No advice as to whether the cheques would be posted by registered mail so I suppose mail will not be registered.

Incidentally the DCS ended their email by stating the following:

"Please note the primary purpose of the DCS email is for form processing matters. If you have a query that is not in respect of form processing matters. Please could I ask you to delay such queries and refer to the DCS website where updates will be posted for the depositors as a whole. It would aid us greatly if future correspondence to this email account is kept to a bare minimum".

It would thus appear the DCS does not welcome representations from we mere depositors, The sooner this sorry 12 year saga ends the better !!!!


I received exactly the same

  • tsunamivictim
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I received exactly the same reply. I thought the last paragraph was a disgrace.
If they are determined to post when we have no postal service i guess I Shall never see that money.


Suspension of postal services

  • anrigaut
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Well done to those who have emailed DCS about this. Their final statement seems quite uncalled for as this surely counts as ‘essential communication’ as per the 27 March update. They did not say this concerned only form processing. As we don’t know when the cheques might be put in the post, are you supposed to wait until the cheque is already lost before raising the serious problems with post in some countries?

I will not email myself as post to France is not suspended. But I would encourage anyone in a country where postal services have definitely been suspended to do so ASAP!


Payment Received on 31mar2020

  • William Wightman
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I received the final payment on 31mar2020, directly into my Bank Account.
At last, we see and end to this long and sad saga!!....I think we can all be thankful that it was
a positive outcome in the end!! So sad that some of our number didnt make it, to see the final outcome...my heartfelt sympathy to them, and their families.

As we progressed through the various stages of recovery, this site has been such a great source of information and advice. My thanks to Anrigaut, Gordon, Ng(Andy), and everyone else who has contributed to keeping us well informed. The work you have all done, has been tremendous, and greatly appreciated.
We will never meet, yet this site has brought us all together like a family, as we went through this drawn-out affair!!
Now it is time to say farewell, and I wish you all, future success and happiness!!
Anrigaut...all the best for a quick and full recovery.....come on!!...you need to enjoy the final payout that
you worked so hard to achieve!!!

Again.. with sincere thanks to all who worked so hard on this!!!

rgds/Bill


Get well soon

  • dodot
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Anrigaut

Please let us know that you are home safe and sound before we lose the site. Best wishes


@ dodot and others

  • anrigaut
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Not yet home, but improving steadily and expecting to go home in a few days.
Good to hear the dividends are arriving for non-DCS / non- EPS depositors as I await my cheque from the DCS.

Best wishes to all and thanks for your good wishes and thanks.

anrigaut


Funds received

  • dodot
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Funds received in to my HSBC account on 31 March. As many have said, it is the end of a long road. I suspect i am not the only one who was horror struck a decade or more ago when my instructions to close my account were mysteriously mislaid and a significant element of retirement savings were at risk. How I cursed my naivety at not seeing through the euphemistic "North European" bank. I was on the site seemingly every minute of every day hoping for good news. Ironic that we are now closing with another crisis and yet again a government (albeit of a different colour) which doesn't evidence a lot of control of the situation. Unlike some poor souls we are here to enjoy our final pay out and cope with this next challenge. Big, big thanks to the small group of key people who have looked after our interests and kept us so well informed. May everyone stay safe and well. God Bless.


Money thus far non DCS?

  • thesunnysouth
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Hi peeps. Those that have received money I am assuming from posts it was paid direct into your nominated account rather than a cheque that has been suggested? Also again I am assuming non DCS ?

My mum is the depositor and elderly so not going out at all so will not be able to check her account so also wondering have you received a letter advising you of the transaction?

John


mesufish

  • mesufish
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Hi Sunnysouth. I received my final dividend on Thursday (2nd) afternoon and yes, this was as a result of the payment to all the people who did not go for DCS or EPS. The DCS should now have been paid and will be distributing those funds as soon as they are able. In fact, when I had not received a transfer by Thursday morning, I e-mailed the KSF/PWC site (iom_ksf(?)pwc [dot] com) to ask if there had been a delay. They replied very promptly, saying the funds had already been sent and, sure enough, the transfer arrived later that day. I do not think there will be any confirmation letter about this.

So, all this is finally coming to a close. I can only add my heartfelt thanks to all the people who have put so much time and effort into keeping us informed and to the members of the COI who have done their best to keep the liquidators on the straight and narrow. A special mention for ng and all his work on the site and for anrigaut who has been the main source of information especially over the last couple of years (get well soon).
Like so many on this site, where we are familiar with the names but not the people, this group has helped drag me from emptiness of the realisation of the loss of a lot of hard-earned money to the position where we are today; we actually have a little interest that we never imagined we could expect.

Thanks to all, stay safe in these times of virus - stay home and keep washing your hands!!


Interest or compensation?

  • cottesmore
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  • Fri, 03/04/2020 - 15:22

Well everyone,
I can’t believe it’s finally all done.
Just had my interest into my account today.
I am calling it compensation for the suffering we have endured.
I intend to give some to my 23 year old twin girls and spend the rest on heaven knows what!!
Who’d of thought we’d get it all back and now £9000 in interest!
I truly hope that as many of us as possible are still alive to receive this money and enjoy it.
I have a couple of bottles of Sancerre chilling in the fridge to toast this joyous occasion.
I will be thinking of you all and those that never made it this far.
Stay safe and look after yourselves and your families.
God bless us all
Mark xxx


Final Dividend

  • Blades
  • 19/10/08 n/a (free)
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  • Fri, 03/04/2020 - 16:30

The interest has also arrived in my account, thanks for the "heads up" Cottesmore.

Once again I wish to express my heart felt thanks to everyone who has provided advice, guidance and support over this long period of time. Without your help and this website the nightmare would have been even worse. So hard to believe it is now all over, at least for those who have received the interest at this time.

I will continue to check this site until the very end and I do hope that everyone receives their money sooner rather than later.

Best wishes.


Get well soon

  • sambururob
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  • Tue, 31/03/2020 - 10:52

Anrigaut, Thanks for all your help and guidance. We wish you a speedy recovery.
Rob and Wendy


Done as instructed ...

  • sunny1
  • 16/10/08 30/05/14
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  • Mon, 30/03/2020 - 08:55

... thanks as always. All done as per your messages. Now we wait to see if those of us over 70 are able to get out and walk our cheques to the bank, in June it seems.

Thinking of you Anrigaut, and hope you are back home very soon.


Get well soon!

  • peter and louise
  • 18/10/08 01/09/09
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  • Sun, 29/03/2020 - 09:25

Sorry to hear you are unwell Angela. We both hope you will be up and about again soon. Our very best wishes to you.


Thank you

  • cottesmore
  • 21/10/08 16/07/12
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  • Sun, 29/03/2020 - 09:04

Keep well and speedy recovery