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Adjudication

Publication Date
04 September 2014
Case Reference
37978
Procedure
Track 2
Adjudicated Party
Cornford, David
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 imposing a prohibition against Mr David Cornford 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 (the “Level 2 provider”) CommandM PTY. Limited (23 January 2014, case reference: 30361), which concerned a breach of the sanctions imposed by an earlier Tribunal (11 July 2013, case reference 18062) and non-payment of the associated administrative charges. The case on 11 July 2013 concerned a virus and malware facts subscription service (the “Service”).

On 23 January 2014, a Tribunal instructed the Executive to initiate the process which may lead to the prohibition of Mr David Cornford, (an associated individual) pursuant to paragraph 4.8.2(g) of the Code.

The Tribunal concluded that Mr David Cornford was an associated individual and had been knowingly involved in a serious and/or series of breaches of the Code.

Taking into account all of the circumstances, the Tribunal prohibited Mr David Cornford from providing, or having any involvement in, any premium rate service for a period of three years from the date of publication of this decision.

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