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Call to ban PPI telemarketers

Most people want nuisance calls from claims management companies to be made illegal, a poll has found.

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Call to regulate 'nuisance' financial claims companies

Firms that offer to seek compensation for personal injury or financial products, such as mis-sold payment protection insurance, should be banned from bombarding people with calls and messages, according to a new report.

Most people want nuisance calls from claims management companies (CMCs) to be made illegal, a new report has found. Credit: PA

More than 80% of those questioned by Axa insurance company said they wanted to see telemarketing companies that contact people on behalf of Claims Management Companies to be more closely regulated and face fines for abusing distribution laws.

Almost 64% said the firms should be banned from bombarding people with messages.

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