Debt Collector Pure harassment from a scumbag debt collector YC Lin From Panthera Finance address is 19 Forbes St Briagolong Vic 3860 Australia. Will pay you a personal visit to introduce myself very shortly. Yep, surprised someone hasn't walked into their offices and f*cked them up https://pantherafinance.com.au/ Missed call no message call centre when called back refused to give name spam and frustrating Have multiple mobile numbers they use, going to lodge a complaint against them with ombudsman Obviously they must call all sequential numbers, probably computer generated, as I had a message on the number linked to my Wi-Fi internet dongle Refused to say name of company even though it's public business to say the name of the company and doesn't impact on who they might be calling about, very rude and called at a stupid hour while I was about to go to work Caller: Panthera Finance
I’ve noticed more than a few posts here regarding this debt collecting company called Panthera Finance, a company which makes its living preying on vulnerable people who have fallen into hard times. I was unlucky enough to have to deal with them recently and although the matter is now resolved I feel this information may help some of you guys who are unlucky enough to have to be in the same situation as me at some point in your lives.
From what i’ve been able to find out, Panthera Finance / State Merchantile are companies that operate from Brisbane and are owned by two holding corporations called HMB INVESTMENTS PTY LTD and HJK INVESTMENTS PTY LTD. State Merchantile are the acquisition branch which buys the debts and Panthera Finance run the call centre which harasses you.
The company has taken great pains to hide the following information from the public:
Registered place of business:
Level 4, 54 Jephson Street, Toowong, QLD, 4066
(This is a small office with a couple of staff used only for administrative purposes)
Call centre where the staff making the harassing phone calls work:
555 Coronation Drive, Toowong, QLD, 4066, bottom level of the building on the right directly as you walk in, “State Merchantile” on the sign.
(The head compliance officer and director of the company Mathew David Huges works here)
Another registered address of the company not used as the call center:
Merrotts Level 6, 241 Adelaide Street, Brisbane
Owners/Directors of Panthera Finance and State Merchantile are two twins from Wollongong who now live in Brisbane:
Mathew David Hough, 34 years old
Jamie Grant Hough, 34 years old
Mathews daughter who works in a management position for the company is named Bree or Corina (Not sure which) and Jamies wife is named Karen which I guess explains the choices of HMB and HJK for the holding companies.
The entire operation seems to be a family affair from the Hough clan who are making their money off the backs of those of us who fall into debt. Over the last 4-5 years they have managed to take millions of dollars from the less fortunate, often including the elderly and in some cases (looking through some posts on Whirlpool) even the family members of people who have died. Both Jamie and Mathew live in houses worth over $2mil and the company itself has an average of $1.86mil in Annual revenue.
If you are being harassed by them and live in Brisbane I suggest turning up to their office and dealing with the situation face-to-face. This a much more effective way to resolve your issues with them than through the telephone which is where they are in their element and most able to exert pressure on you.
I also have the home addresses of both Mathew and Jamie, their exact dates of births as well as the names and addresses of most of the people who currently work in their call centre. I haven’t posted this stuff because I don’t want to inadvertently break the law so if anyone can prove to me that I won’t be doing anything illegal by publishing it I will.
Don’t let these scumbags take advantage of you!
Caller: Pandera finance
These people have to be the lowest form of human life. I do know that they were ringing about my friends ex husband's debt, but no, they don't take him on, they take on the knitting Nannas. Australian Governments past and present are responsible for these cretins, it must be made illegal, often when someone chooses not to pay a bill such as Telstra it is because they took it through the TIO and received little help. The issue with Telstra is an unholy mess and even if you decide to pay your bill for your credit rating alone there are no guarantees that they will repair damage to rating. Criminal people. I hope they suffer.
panthera debt collectors. nasty people, they do not care if they have the right person or not. They call from lots of different numbers. Don't answer. Block them. Don't admit to any debit! They buy old debts from different companies, AGL for example. I believe there's a 5 or 6 year limit on old debts depending on what state you live. This company bullys people till they admit to the bill or make a payment. Be careful and block them. Debt collectors
Don’t know how they got my number, was looking for a Jason Lord told me they have no account with me.
I found their address and am going to go around and f*ck them up Panthera Finance - Debt Collector. They call the business at least twice a week, sometimes multiple times a day (different callers). Panthera Finance, dodgy as f*ck. Will call you all hours of the day, not know who you are or how much debt you supposedly owe, and if they claim to have information about your debt, you can request it and get sent nothing all while still being harassed by the dodgy f*cks.
Don't trust them one bit.
Scum bag pantherea debt collectors told them to stop calling me
They're not going to get anything from me told the smartarse guy to stop wasting his and his company's time and money as I'm not having anything to do with them and he said he didn't care and was going to continue to call me
So I told him I'm just going to keep hanging up on him
They call 7 days a week any hour they don't give a sh*t
It's plane out harassment
I'm sick to death of them
People must have rights against this crap
If anyone knows if and what rights we have to stop them please inform us
Same no, got a call at 8:53 pm. I thought that is bordering on the ilegal. Asked me about an "adrian" guy who I don't effing know. Next thing I know I get a call from an old friend saying that an adrian gave him my number Wtf?! Think ppl use this number to hack others for their own personal gain. This adrian muzzin guy is a c*nt. he should jump off a bridge and go kill himself so he can never hurt anyone with his psychotic drama ever again.
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