Firm fined £140,000 for over 107,000 illegal pension cold calls

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Firm fined £140,000 for over 107,000 illegal pension cold calls

The UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined EB Associates Group Limited £140,000 for instigating over 107,000 illegal cold calls to people about pensions. The practice of making pension cold calls was banned  in the UK in 2019. As well as a financial penalty, the ICO has ordered EB Associates to stop making further illegal calls about pensions or face court action. Andy Curry, Head of ICO Investigations, said: "Our priority is to protect people and we will always take ...

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