A South Wales firm has been fined £60,000 by the Information Commissioner for allowing its lines to be used to send spam texts to more than 270,000 people, without their consent.
Remember: TPS Protect forwards all your complaints to the relevant authorities, so any form of nuisance or scam call can be reported within the app and it will be passed on to the ICO, TPS, Ofcom or Action Fraud.
Find out about the latest phone scam, where callers pretend to be from the Telephone Preference Service, and how you can protect yourself. Courtesy of SAGA who also recommend TPS Protect as a tool to help you know who’s calling you before you answer!
The next update of TPS Protect will include a cryptocurrency category following a rise in complaints regarding fraud and nuisance calling from supposed trading firms offering high returns with immediate investment.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has searched a business premises near Glasgow, as part of an investigation into a company suspected of making over 200 million illegal nuisance calls.
A company that has already been fined for making nuisance calls has now been prosecuted in a criminal court for continuing to break the law.
A company which made 75 million nuisance calls in four months has been fined £350,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
Four companies that disrupted people with nuisance marketing have been fined a total of £600,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
The ICO have released their report on Nuisance Calling which details what they’ve done recently and what they plan to do in future to tackle Nuisance Calling.
A London firm behind over 156,000 spam texts has been fined £45,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
It brings the total nuisance marketing fines issued by the ICO so far this financial year to £2 million.
Company bosses and firms could face fines of up to £1 million under tough new Government plans aimed at tackling nuisance calls.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Coventry firm Easyleads Limited £260,000 for making 16.7 million automated marketing calls.
It brings the penalties handed out in the last week to companies behind illegal recorded messages to £610,000, after the ICO fined Welsh-based Your Money Rights.
Today the DMA launches TPS Protect, a new app to help consumers avoid nuisance and scam calls. Developed in partnership with First Orion, the app offers an easier way for consumers to avoid unwanted calls, register their mobile number with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) and quickly register complaints about nuisance or scam calls. Available on Android and Apple handsets, users can benefit from the app as soon as it’s downloaded, completely free. New users will also receive a free 60 day trial of the additional paid-for features available.