The director of a telecoms company that bombarded of us with nuisance calls has been banned from working companies.
Gregory Rudd, 53, became as soon as the sole director of Cambridge company Keurboom Communications, which became as soon as fined £400,000 in 2017 for making almost 100 million automatic calls.
He has been banned from forming, promoting or managing a company for six years by the Insolvency Service.
The company went into voluntary liquidation in 2017.
The majority of the calls took space over 18 months – between October 2014 and March 2016 – and largely related to boulevard traffic accidents and PPI compensation.
Some of us were called repeatedly in a single day and it became as soon as moreover reported calls were made at evening, the Data Commissioner’s Swear of enterprise (ICO) acknowledged.
The ICO started investigating the corporate after receiving more than 1,000 complaints.
99.5 million marketing and marketing calls
Mr Rudd’s habits whereas director became as soon as referred to the Insolvency Service, where it became as soon as alleged he did now not accumulate definite his company complied with privateness insurance policies, that Keurboom allowed its traces to be old for as much as 99.5 million marketing and marketing calls without consent and that Keurboom became as soon as to blame for the acts described in 1,036 complaints.
Mr Rudd signed a disqualification endeavor, in which he did now not dispute the claims.
Impress Bruce, chief investigator for the Insolvency Service, acknowledged: “This ban is a warning to other directors, who contribute to the scourge that’s nuisance calls, that there are severe repercussions for such behaviour.”
The ban came into cease on 2 January.