Business raided for pensions cold calling in ICO's first move since ban

First of its kind since cold-calling ban introduction

Kim Kaveh
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 "The law now offers greater protection for people troubled by cold calls about their hard-earned pensions" - ICO's David Clancy.
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"The law now offers greater protection for people troubled by cold calls about their hard-earned pensions" - ICO's David Clancy.

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has searched an unnamed business premises in Chichester as part of an investigation of the firm suspected of making nuisance pensions calls.

Conducted yesterday (3 October), this was the first time the ICO executed a search warrant in relation to pensions calls since the introduction of the cold-calling ban, which came into force in January...

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