Anti-spam enforcement action 2020

The Department's Electronic Messaging Compliance Unit is responsible for enforcing the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007. Below is a list of enforcement actions taken by the team in 2020.

February 2020

One International company was issued a Formal Warning for breaches of the Act

Offending Entity 


FraudWatch International Pty Limited     

Breaches of sections 9 & 11


January 2020

Two New Zealand companies were issued with a Formal Warning and one New Zealand company was issued a Civil Infringement Notice for breaches of the Act


Offending Entity – Civil Infringement Notice


E-Ideas Limited      

Breach of section 9


Offending Entity – Formal Warning


Torque Limited 

Breach of sections 9 & 11

Justine’s Limited

Breach of section 9