Credit company fined for 1m nuisance texts

Provident Personal Credit has been fined thousands of pounds after sending 1m nuisance texts. The Bradford-based credit company has been fined £80,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office under the Data Protection act. The ICO investigated the unsolicited communications of Provident, which saw it send more than 1m “nuisance” text messages over a six month period, between 6 April and 13 October 2015. 285 complaints were made to the spam reporting service about the texts which were promoting Satsuma Loans, the tradi... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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