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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) Financial Recovery Unit (FRU) is starting proceedings to retrieve £250,000 from defunct company Pownall Marketing Limited (PML). The company was recently fined by the ICO for making over 350,000 nuisance calls.

Between 1 January 2019 and 28 May 2019 Pownall Marketing Limited used a public electronic communications service for the purpose of making 365,369 unsolicited calls for direct marketing purposes to subscribers in relation to claims management services, resulting in 63 complaints.