20 Feb, 2008
Tanya Powley - 20-Feb-2008
Office of Fair Trading has made a prohibition order against a
Birmingham estate agent banning him from estate
Shazad Jahan, a partner of 'Saints Estates &
Mortgages' in Kemp Road, Birmingham, has been convicted of
involving fraud or other dishonesty as referred to in the Estate
Agents Act, and therefore considered by the OFT to
be unfit to carry out estate agency work.
OFT Director of Consumer Protection Mike Haley says:
"'This case demonstrates that the OFT will take the
possible action to protect consumers and will ban estate agents
who are unfit to continue working in the industry."
Jahan has until 22 February 2008 to appeal.