UKMS Money Solutions Limited (UKMS), a PPI claims company that sent more than 1.3 million spam texts has been fined £80,000.

It used mobile phone numbers it had bought from list brokers to encourage people to make a claim for PPI compensation. A total of 1,442 people complained to the ICO and the 7726 spam text reporting service during UKMS's nine-week direct marketing campaign between April and June 2015.