SIA News – Unlicensed Security Company Directors Sentenced

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On 19 May, at Milton Keynes Magistrates’ Court, two unlicensed directors of a security company were sentenced for offences under the Private Security Industry Act 2001.

Helen Roberts pleaded guilty to three offences; working as an unlicensed director of a security company; failing to provide the SIA with information; providing false information to the SIA. Simeon Stewart pleaded guilty to two offences; working as an unlicensed director of a security company; failing to provide information to the SIA.

On 13 May at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court, a former security director was sentenced to a 16 week custodial sentence, ordered to pay £10,000 in costs, and was disqualified from being a company director for five years.

Wayne Tunstall was found guilty of four offences under the Private Security Industry Act 2001; using unlicensed security operatives, engaging in licensable conduct without a licence, working as an unlicensed security director, and failing to provide information to the Security Industry Authority.

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