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Re: They're smoldering, heres hoping the FCA adds some petrol...

Indeed, any company can pay the fee and get a list of people who meet the criteria the buyer wants. Sometimes is deep criteria (age, sex, income, household location, age of car, etc.) other times it's just maybe location of your home.

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