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Posted by: Ian (D. Withers)

UK: Prosecution of tracing agent for illegally obtaining personal information

June 24, 2023

An enforcement action and prosecution was announced by the U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office this week:

A former tracing agent pleaded guilty and was fined for illegally obtaining personal information to check if customers of a high street bank could repay their debts.

Michael Isaacs, 80, from Epsom, Surrey was the sole director of Datasearch Services Limited (DSS). DSS is a tracing agent company, previously used by the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to locate people who owed money to RBS and to determine their assets and ability to repay the debts.

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