Betting company searches on credit file

My credit file shows a single soft search by Power Leisure Bookmakers Limited.  The search has a sub-title of 'Anti Money Laundering'.  I understand that betting companies undertake soft searches on some of their customers however, I am and never have been a customer.  I'm assuming my details have been used in respect of a transaction with Power Leisure. I've tried to find a contact for Peer Leisure but only get details of individual betting shops.  Does anyone have contact details for Power Leisure Bookmakers Limited or advice about how to find out what is actually going on?  Thanks


  • born_again
    born_again Posts: 13,548
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    Do you do any gambling?
    Many online sites bingo betting, card games etc fall under larger groups.
    #Power Leisure Bookmakers Limited. 
    92000 Gambling and betting activities - Bookmaking industry providing retail beting services in the UK, online gaming and sportsbetting services in Italy and has an Irish head office providing marketing services and central services to the Paddy Power Group.
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  • I've just found the same problem... Soft Search by Power Leisure Bookmakers Limited / Betfair Limited. Got in touch with Betfair through their messaging service but they were asking so many personal identity questions I terminated the session. The final straw was when they wanted me to upload a photo of myself hold my driving licence or passport.

    So, don't know where to turn to now. Any ideas anyone? 
  • Yorkie006
    Yorkie006 Posts: 189
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    @Privilege435 Subject access request maybe?
  • Yorkie006 said:
    @Privilege435 Subject access request maybe?
    Good idea. Thanks.
  • @Privilege435 any update on this? I’ve just found a similar unsolicited search by Power Leisure Bookmakers Limited and was wondering how you got on.
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