Richard Holden MP's good news story of the week involves supporting a victim of fraud.
Commenting, he said:
"Ms H from Consett got in touch with me on behalf of her mam Mrs Y who lives nearby.
Mrs Y had been sent letters demanding she attend court by one of our big telecommunications companies over a debt of hundreds of pounds that she had no idea about. As you can imagine, this was leaving Mrs Y really distressed.
After trying to work out what the problem was and getting no-where - and in fear that her mam might be dragged into court - Ms H contacted my constituency office. We quickly got to work and got in touch with the company.
We escalated the issue and it turned out that Mrs Y had actually been the victim of a fraud with someone trying to allocate a bill wrongly to her. Within a week of getting in touch with my office Mrs Y got contacted by the company informing her that all had been sorted out and apologising for the distress caused."
If you are your family are in similar circumstances, please don't hesitate to get in touch with me and my team via https://www.richardholden.org.uk/contact
We'll always do our best to help out, sometimes we'll be successful, sometimes not, but we are always on your side.