Private Investigator Glasgow Announce Information Protection Services in Response to BBC News Technology Article Published 28th November 2012 by Tom Symonds: Spam Text Message Pair Are Fined £440,000

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Investigators at Private Investigator Glasgow have announced information protection services in light of recent article published in BBC News Technology section: Spam Text Message Pair Are Fined £440,000.

It is a distressing and costly crime for the victim. It can be very annoying to have to change all your personal information including changing bank accounts, passports and telephones among others too many to mention

According to a recent report Two spammers have been fined £440.000 for breaching the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. The report states that seized records suggest the men were making more than £7000 a day through mis-selling personal injury or payment protection.

Unfortunately this is only one type of scam in a growing industry that steals personal infromation or uses it without the owners consent. In this case by sending texts to mis-sell compensation claims for personal injury or payment protection. The people who receive the text messages have often not given permission for their information to be used as the spammers use black market phone lists. The spammer will have used computers and card readers to send the messages which would not have given away their identity or given an option to cancel both of which are also illegal.

Private Investigator Glasgow are often asked for help from people who have had their personal information stolen or have been scammed in some other way. Most would like to find out who has sold their personal information without their permission. Using tried and tested methods the detectives can give help and advise on how to protect personal information.

A spokesperson for Private Investigator Glasgow said:
“It is a distressing and costly crime for the victim. It can be very annoying to have to change all your personal information including changing bank accounts, passports and telephones among others too many to mention. Preventative measures should be undertaken to stop this in the beginning”.

Private Investigator Glasgow along with their sister company Private Investigators London is a team of highly trained professional and discreet private investigators and detectives with over 35 years experience in the industry. Their understanding and approachable team of male and female detectives are available 24/7 to conduct matrimonial, corporate and private investigations.

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Sue Harper
Private Investigator Glasgow
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