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FCA bans First Step debt management couple for misappropriating client money

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  • FCA bans First Step debt management couple for misappropriating client money

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today banned Adrian and Christine Whitehurst, former directors of debt management firm First Step Finance Limited (now dissolved), for dishonestly misappropriating client money. Over 4000 customers lost a total in excess of 6m as a result of their actions.

    https://www.fca.org.uk/news/press-re...g-client-money
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    Re: FCA bans debt management couple for misappropriating client money

    Thought I'd add the notices

    • Final Notice 2017: Adrian Whitehurst [pdf]

      Final notices Published: 23/10/2017
      This final notice refers to breaches of FIT related to client money/assets and lack of fitness/propriety in the consumer credit sector. We imposed a prohibition. Final Notice: Adrian Whitehurst Conduct: Client money/assets; Lack of fitness/propriety Breaches: FIT Subject: Executive director Outcome: Prohibition Sector: Consumer Credit...
    • Final Notice 2017: Christine Whitehurst [pdf]

      Final notices Published: 23/10/2017
      This final notice refers to breaches of FIT related to client money/assets and lack of fitness/propriety in the consumer credit sector. We imposed a prohibition. Final Notice: Christine Whitehurst Conduct: Client money/assets; Lack of fitness/propriety Breaches: FIT Subject: Executive director Outcome: Prohibition Sector: Consumer Credit...
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      Re: FCA bans debt management couple for misappropriating client money

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      Last edited by Amethyst; 13th November 2017, 11:23:AM.
      We may not win by protesting, but if we don't protest we will lose. If we stand up to them, there is always a chance we will win. Hetty Bower

      Any support I provide is offered without liability, if you are unsure please seek professional legal guidance.

      Received a Court Claim? Read >>>>> First Steps

      If we have helped you we'd appreciate it if you can leave a review on our Trust Pilot page

      Find Solicitors offering fixed fees on our sister site - JustBeagle.com

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