Nuisance call bosses could be fined up to £500,000

Nuisance call bosses could be fined up to £500,000
 

Bosses of firms which bombard people with nuisance calls could be fined up to £500,000 under government proposals to make them personally liable.
Consumers received 3.9 billion nuisance phone calls and texts last year.
At the moment, only the companies themselves are liable for fines of up to £500,000 if they break the law.
But since 2010 the data protection watchdog has struggled to recover fines because some firms have gone into liquidation to avoid paying.
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) said it had collected just 54% of the £17.8m in fines issued over the past eight years... read more

 
30 May 2018 in Business, Views: 47
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