- Publication Date
- 01 May 2014
- Case Reference
- Track 2
- Adjudicated Party
- Yousefi, Vahid
- Service Type
- Tribunal's final assessment
- Code 12 para 4.8.2g - Prohibition all PRS
- Breaches raised
The Tribunal was asked to consider a prohibition against Mr Vahid 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 Mr Vahid Yousefi, (an Associated individual) pursuant to paragraph 4.8.2(g) of the Code.
The Tribunal concluded that Mr Vahid 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 Mr Vahid 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.
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