Energy firm punished for customer ‘trick’
AN ENERGY supply company has been fined £1.25 million for using doorstep sellers to “trick” people into switching supplier, according to a local authority. Scottish and Southern Energy was brought to court bytrading Standards officers from Surrey County Council (SCC) after it found that the company’s sellers were using misleading sales scripts. The firm was found guilty at Guildford Crown Court Court of taking part in misleading selling practices. Lance Henriksen, actor, 72; Michael Palin, actor and presenter, 69; Roger Rees, actor, 68; John Rhys-davies, actor, 68; Dilys Watling, actress, 69; Richard E Grant, actor, 55; Ian Mcculloch, singer (Echo & The Bunnymen), 53; Craig David, singer, 31.