ICO STARTS TO RETRIEVE £250.000 FINE FROM DEFUNCT COMPANY
The Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) has announced the proceedings to retrieve £250,000 from defunct company Pownall Marketing Limited which was fined by the ICO for making over 350,000 nuisance calls.
In the present case, the Company had made 365,369 calls between 1 January and 28 May 2019 to people who had not given consent to them. Therefore, the Financial Recovery Unit that is responsible for the recovery of ICO monetary penalties, has blocked the Company’s application to strike itself off the Companies House register, ensuring the ICO can continue regulatory action.
In this context, the Financial Recovery Unit is starting take action to recover the debt of the Company because Company has failed to pay the penalty.
You can read the ICO’s announcement here.
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