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Saturday, 6 December 2014

TV Licensing: Getting Down and Dirty


TV Licensing vagabonds are rummaging through wheelie bins, as they desperately graze for information about the occupiers of unlicensed properties.

That's the allegation made by a commentator on the TV Licensing Blog Facebook page a few days ago.

Facebook user Estella told us the following: "A TV Licensing (officer) was banging forcefully on my door today, then I saw him ripping rubbish bags in my wheelie bin and he found an envelope with my name on."

She wondered "Is he allowed to do that?"

No, he certainly is not. TV Licensing goons do not have any legal right to search wheelie bins or take anything from them. If, as it seems in this case, a TV Licensing goon does remove property from a bin, then that is an act of theft. There are no grey areas about that.

TV Licensing has previously employed thieves, liars, fraudsters, kiddy fiddlers and rapists, so we have little doubt that dishonest goons still frequent their payroll - dishonest goons who would try every trick in the book in order to ramp up their commission payments

Make no mistake that a significant proportion of TV Licensing goons are unscrupulous scumbags, who are only out for a quick buck.

From a personal security point of view, it is sensible to remove all personal information from rubbish before discarding it in the wheelie bin.

If you see a TV Licensing goon rummaging through your bins, try to get a couple of photographs and report the incident to the police.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

And of course, given the number of criminals employed by Capita/TVLicensing, it's quite possible that they might have a sideline in identity theft.

Anonymous said...

Also a caller to your home has an implied right of access to your front door so that he or she can attempt to contact the occupier.

Wandering around a garden or going down the side of the property to find a bin is not protected by the implied right of access - even if your bin is a mere couple of steps off the direct path to the front door. Civil tort of trespass could also come into play.

I agree it is best practice to remove all identifiers from anything that goes in the bin - personally I shred and compost in summer and burn on the fire in winter!