• Anonymous
    November 9, 2017
    Unknown
    Australia
    Post from another sight *** ENJOY WHOOOOHAHAHAHAHA

    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
    Corina Hough family member
    Noree or Noreen - Staff
    Karen- Staff
    Miri- Staff
    Ryan Wedenberg- Staff (Also stoner)



    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!
  • Anonymous
    November 9, 2017
    Unknown
    Australia
    Shut the fk up sara!!
  • Anonymous
    November 4, 2017
    Unknown
    Australia
    Anon, you're a f*cking d*ckhead mate, just face it, it's ok. Why the f*ck would I pay a bill/debt that doesn't f*cking exist dipsh*t? You f*cking clowns, you bottom feeding pieces of sh*t, you buy a packet of 'debts' as a $ figure on a computer screen of potential recovery and an Excel spreadsheet to go with it which is just an endless listing of "Name" "Last Known Address" "Phone number" and "Debt$"; and THAT IS IT. That's the basis of your bills to be paid mate. That's the legal basis for you taking collection actions and frustrating people's lives with no right. That spreadsheet gets produced by automatically exporting data from some shady 30 year old computer database of Origin or some similar racket and dumping it into a spreadsheet. In the first instance I am sure that Origin's employees over the years were absolutely faultless in every keystroke and every mouse click made when that data was entered hahahahahah:) I am also 100% confident that when you extracted that data into your spreadsheet every single letter and word came across again faultlessly. Not 1 iota was misaligned, mismatched or somehow managed to fall out of place in that process did it? Even though the 30 year old database can not be made compatible with a modern Windows based program like Excel. What's wrong mate, starting to wonder how I know so much about how you are just a lying cocksucker? Call it a hunch I had. Then finally, you take that pile of sh*t from your spreadsheet, you do absolutely nothing to verify the accuracy of the data or the alleged debts. Then you immediately start to bully people regardless by registering a bad debt against them with Equifax (formely Veda) as the very first thing you do without notifying them which is illegal and then because you know you have secured some leverage over these poor people right or wrong you don't care, only then do you make any half assed attempts to even contact them. The only f*cker actually working in this sh*thole business is your automated text messaging service. And mate I've got more bad news. A vague ambiguous f*cktard f*cking text like you c*nts send not only means less than f*ck all, it does not qualify as "service" in a Court. You f*cking dumb c*nt my God. What no one here agreed f*ckface is to have to be subject to your stupid little dumb f*cking holier than thou sh*t, when you're wrong and have no idea about how to do your own job or what the law is that governs it. Hey Anon? Go f*ck yourself c*nt.
  • Anonymous
    October 20, 2017
    Unknown
    United States
    Read the above posts give details about the company. Also do a business search $25-45 will give you details. All Is legal and above board.
    Then go to the local library for electoral roll details, and search for their name. Boom chances are they have not moved for at leats 5-10years or you might even get lucky on the business search with details of their address
  • Anonymous
    October 8, 2017
    Unknown
    Australia
    Isn't that a nice thing to say to people from someone that claims to be working for Panthera. Goes to show you what kind of people you must be!!
  • Mark
    October 5, 2017
    Unknown
    Australia
    I work for Panthera. You are all full of sh*t. Pay your god damn debt and stop being a drain on society! We know a lot about you, and it's easy to find you cocksuckers
  • The Admiral
    September 11, 2017
    Unknown
    Australia
    Another bottom feeder.
  • Wake up
    September 4, 2017
    SMS
    Australia
    scammers!!!
  • Anon
    August 31, 2017
    Unknown
    Australia
    Panthera demand letter, signed by Operations Manager but no legal name, WHY, there there is no name of the Manager.... what is this scammmmmmm?
  • Mara
    August 24, 2017
    Debt Collector
    Australia
    i have exactly the same issue. Mine is from ten years ago
  • Anonymous
    July 25, 2017
    Unknown
    Australia
    it is a debt collection agency that acts on behave of energy companies
  • kenny
    July 24, 2017
    SMS
    Australia
    Scammers
  • Annoyed
    July 15, 2017
    Debt Collector
    Australia
    I am seriously sick of calls from these people they are asking for someone that doesn't live here and I have told them numerous times but they still keep calling
  • Anonymous
    July 15, 2017
    Unknown
    Australia
    panthera is a debt recovery agency not spam. it is licensed with aust.credit and abn number. it has legal status to purchase debt and then acts to collect. Very open in communication and resolution solutions. Occationally but not often will offer 50% discounts on debt for settlement for small amounts. They act on utility accounts including optus telstra and alike. Just pay your debts or be reported on your credit file and may include interest! I just saved 400$ on a bill i totally forgot about not nad for 10 mins of email.
  • Andrew
    July 3, 2017
    Unknown
    Australia
    Sound advice. Thankyou
  • Grace Pandelopoulis
    June 30, 2017
    Unknown
    Australia
    No they cant but they do it all the time...

    They are always one thing, or another...my friends told me that a garbage from COASTAL MERCANTILE herewith in Melb...connected to PANTHERA FINANCES turned up all dressed up in TOLLS uniforms, with equally TOLLS' parcel with the logo in them, and he passed himself as the TOLLS' official with a real and serious message for my friend...then he started to threaten her with legal action...that they would acquire a warrant for her arrest...and she in turn a QC and not even the intended victim told him where to go and that she would really appreciate it cause she was suing them for over fifty millions dollars..let's see she stated.: FRAUD...IDENTITY THEFT...HARRASSMENT, THREATS, MENACES...TRESPASSING THE GATE WITHOUT ANY AUTHORITY, IMPERSONATING A TOLLS' OFFICIAL, DRESSED UP IN TOLLS' GARMENTS OR UNIFORMS, AND BEARING THE PARCEL WITH THE TOLLS' LOGO....now these are REALLY SERIOUS CRIMES...VIOLATION OF ONE'S CONDUCT...IMPERSONATIONS, AND ALSO FALSE PRETENSES...IDENTITIES THEFT, FRAUDSTERS by faking one's signatures...by copying it and pasting in on the DECLARATIONS FORMS making them OFFICIAL...however,,,this is an AGGRAVATION OF CRIMINAL OFFENCES...by signing someone's signature ON A DECLARATION FORM and having their own PANTHERA'S employees witnessing the signature is REALLY A FORM OF CRIMINAL OFFENCE THAT WARRANTS TEN YEARS in jail. MY FRIENDS' IDENTITY WAS STOLEN and we already know who the culprit is...but we are waiting for these scumsbags to issue any thing from Courts orders to whatever they think is UNLAWFUL...which they will never do it...cause they know that they arent going to win in any sort of courts...you read this right PANTHERA'S SCUM BAGS...

    we need to take ACTIONS...
  • grace
    June 30, 2017
    Unknown
    Australia
    I thought that in Canberra and Melb..were only three years.

    and besides there is nothing to acknowledge...cause we've found out that there is no LEGALITY WHATSOEVER in our debts...we've rang over here and there...and finally all of us went to the police station...and even the police are aware of PANTHERA'S dirty collection and their ways of imposing their ways on good citizens..

    More over now they are even pretending to be this official and the other..to gain access and force you to acknowledge them...besides no one signed anything only them...their own employees...and so everything that they'd do is fake....they are FRAUDSTERS and IDENTITIES THEFT...cause we know...they are now PASSING THEMSELVES AS OFFICIALS FROM THIS THING AND THE OTHER...watch out for COASTAL MERCANTILES' agents...but JUSTICE can be done if you report this case to the Police or Federal Police...there are justice and you can even get an ADO against them.
  • Grace
    June 30, 2017
    Unknown
    Australia
    hi,

    was very interested in your subject.

    To let you know more we are adding FRAUD/IDENTITY THEFT/IMPOSITIONS/ THREATS/ MENACES/TRESPASSERS/TRESPASSING PEOPLE'S HOUSEHOLDS/ and of late you will not believe it.: FALSE PRETENSES...ABUSE OF POWER...but more to it...PASSING THEMSELVES AS TOLLS' OFFICIALS WITH TOLLS' PARCELS...to INVADE PEOPLES PRIVACIES WITH FAKED LEGAL PAPERWORK.

    SO WE ARE WARNING EVERYBODY...please anyone that knocks at your door saying that there is parcel for them from whichever agency...dont open the door and CALL THE POLICE IMMEDIATELY...these have already been reported to the local police.

    so we are very happy to add another complaint against these ABUSERS/FRAUDSTERS/IDENTITIES THEFT AGENCIES...oh by the way OUR INVESTIGATION FOUND OUT THAT YOUR SIGNATURES HAVE BEEN POSTED AND COPIED ONTO THEIR CERTIFICATES OF DECLARATION in which you all have stated that you are indebted to PANTHERA and will repay all the money you do owe....NOTHING IS LEGAL AND OFFICIAL...cause the signatures ARE VOID...and they cant prove that you signed...cause made/signed in front of the PANTHERA'S PERSONNEL...and their employees...and the VICTIMS dont know anything about it...dont acknowledge anything coming from them...cause THERE IS NOTHING TO ACKNOWLEDGE AT ALL..CAUSE THE MAIN THING IS THAT FOR A PROXY TO BE DONE OR AN AFFIDAVIT IT NEEDS TO HAVE SIX PEOPLE AND THE LAWYER TO TESTIFY IT...BOTH LAWYERS...AND FOUR WITNESSES..and if this is not possible TO MAKE IT LEGAL AND OFFICIAL...then it shall be SIGNED all four witnesses in the Court's house and the REGISTRAR will signed and stamp it...and he also will arrange another two witnesses to sign and acknowledge, the time, date and the stamp...SO NONE OF YOU DO HAVE ANYTHING TO FEAR...and more over...YOUR IDENTITY was illegally obtained and PANTHERA'S are CULPABLE AND GUILTY OF SUCH DEEDS.

    Thank you, and shall keep you all posted.

    To let you know further, a friend of mine have been chased, harrassed, threatened, menaced, bombarded with telephone calls, receiving their visits at all odd hours of the days and the nights, weekly or on daily basis...she has gone to the police and states that all of you are in the right process of doing this...remember it is your identity that they have stolen...PLEASE LET'S GO..just let us know in here and we will all take action.
  • Liz
    June 18, 2017
    Unknown
    Australia
    Panthera is chasing me for a debt that l have paid. I was contacted by another debt collection agency, made arrangements for an amount, paid that amount, received a letter saying the settlement is finalised. From what l can gather Panthera bought my old debt (that l repaid) and now want me to pay them money. Can they do this?
    Yes l have my letter and my receipts as l have OCD and keep everything in my perfect filing cabinet.
    What should l do?
  • Harrassement
    June 8, 2017
    Debt Collector
    Australia
    They also have been harassing me and now they are sending me a threat letter wanting to send me to court, I'm getting legal help no one should feel like they will go to court over something like this they didn't even provide with the correct documents that was requested with dates and amounts times of any debt or payment made originally.
    By the way panthera whatever you guys are named by law we can't go jail for this so I ain't scared I feel sorry for companies like this you don't have a heart or conscious pure evil

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In 2006, there were 39,485 persons usually resident in AUSTRALIA FAIR: 48.6% were males and 51.4% were females. Of the total population in AUSTRALIA FAIR 1.4% were Indigenous persons, compared with 2.3% Indigenous persons in Australia. more

33.7% of persons aged 15 years and over usually resident in AUSTRALIA FAIR were married, 40.4% never married, 18.1% separated or divorced and 7.9% widowed.

The most common industries of employment for persons aged 15 years and over usually resident in AUSTRALIA FAIR were Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services 5.9%, Accommodation 5.2%, Hospitals 3.9%, School Education 3.6% and Residential Building Construction 2.7%.

59.5% of persons usually resident in AUSTRALIA FAIR stated they were born in Australia. Other common responses within AUSTRALIA FAIR were: New Zealand 7.7%, England 4.8%, Japan 1.1%, Korea, Republic of 1.1% and China 1.0%.

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