ICO fines firms for sending more than 2.7 million spam text messages during the pandemic

Regulatory Updates | 05/03/21

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined two separate companies that sent nuisance text messages during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Leads Works Ltd and Valca Vehicle Ltd were fined a total of £330,000.

Leads Works Ltd was fined £250,000 for sending more than 2.6 million nuisance text messages to customers without their valid consent.