John Taylor-Groom, Managing Director of Debt Help Direct was reportedly arrested yesterday, with his company subsequently ceasing trade. Debt Help Direct had 3,000 clients who will now be wondering what to do next.
If you’re one of those affected by the Debt Help Direct situation and are worried about what to do next then our advisers are here to help with debt.
The situation with Debt Help Direct
There were reports of phone calls going unanswered at the Debt Help Direct offices following Taylor-Groom’s reported arrest for fraud and possession of drugs.
Police are believed to have sent the company’s 30 employees home.
The Police made the following statement: “A 38-year-old man from Macclesfield was arrested on suspicion of fraud by false representation, theft of clients’ monies and possession of Class A drugs.”
Are you affected?
It’s unclear how many people have been affected or whether customer’s may have lost money as a result of this.
If you’re one of those affected there might be a possibility that you’ve lost some money paid into your DMP (debt management plan). We’ll update this page once we receive more information on this and whether you might be able to claim this back.
What to do next…
Our advisers are aware of the situation with Debt Help Direct and will be able to advise you on what to do next. You can get our help online using our advice tool Debt Remedy or by giving our helpline a call to speak to a debt advisor.