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SWALEC owners mis-selling fine

Utility giant SSE, which owns Welsh energy supplier SWALEC, is to be fined £10.5m for the 'prolonged and extensive' mis-selling of products.

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SWALEC's parent company fined £10.5m for mis-selling

The fine imposed on SSE will be the largest ever on an energy provider. Credit: PA

Utility giant SSE, which owns Welsh energy supplier SWALEC, is to be fined £10.5m for "prolonged and extensive" mis-selling.

Energy watchdog Ofgem said it found "failures at every stage of the sales process" across SSE's telephone, in-store and doorstep selling activities.

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