A company and a company director who failed to comply with an Information Notice has been prosecuted.

ANA Consulting (AB) Groupe Ltd and Mr Ahmed Hamza Atcha, of Chorley Road, Westhoughton, Bolton, was sent an Information Notice on 4 October 2017. ANA Consulting (AB) Groupe Ltd failed to respond to the Notice contrary to section 47(1) and 60(2) of the Data Protection Act 1998.  

Mr Atcha, appeared before Bolton Magistrates’ Court and admitted the offences under s47(1), 60(2) and 61(1) of the Data Protection Act 1998. ANA Consulting (AB) Groupe Ltd was fined £1,000.00 with a £100.00 victim surcharge. Mr Atcha was fined £325.00 with a £32.00 victim surcharge and ordered to pay costs of £364.08.