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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: Provident Personal Credit Ltd
Current Parent CompanyVanquis Banking Group
Parent at the Time of the Penalty Announcement: Vanquis Banking Group
Recap of Ownership Changes: In 2023 Provident Financial changed its name to Vanquis Banking Group.
Company City/Town: Bradford
Company Nation/Region: England
Penalty: £80,000
Year: 2017
Date: 17 July, 2017
Offence Group: consumer-protection-related offences
Offence Type: privacy violation
Violation Description: A credit company responsible for sending nearly one million nuisance texts in six months was fined £80,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office.
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Information Commissioner's Office
HQ Country of Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: sub-prime lending
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