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Yousefi, Sahdia

Publication Date
1 May 2014
Case Reference
37180
Procedure
Track 2
Adjudicated Party
Yousefi, Sahdia
Service Type
Tribunal's final assessment
Sanctions
Code 12 para 4.8.2g - Prohibition all PRS
Breaches raised
Summary

The Tribunal was asked to consider a prohibition against Mrs Sahdia Yousefi pursuant to paragraph 4.8.2(g) of the 12th Edition of the PhonepayPlus Code of Practice (the “Code”).

The case related to an adjudication against the Level 2 provider Tel4U Ltd (22 August 2013, case reference: 16682), which concerned a payday loan information service (the “Service”). The Tribunal recommended that the Executive consider initiating the process which may lead to the prohibition of Mrs Sahdia Yousefi, (an Associated individual) pursuant to paragraph 4.8.2(g) of the Code.

The Tribunal concluded that Mrs Sahdia Yousefi was an Associated individual and had been knowingly involved in a number of serious and very serious breaches of the Code.

Taking into account all of the circumstances, the Tribunal prohibited Mrs Sahdia Yousefi from providing, or having any involvement in, any premium rate service for a period of five years from the date of publication of this decision.