Date of Birth: 30 / 3 / 1981

Date Order Starts: 9 / 12 / 2022

Disqualification Length: 11 Years 0 Month(s)

CRO Number: 12077813

Last Known Address: 87 Lee Lane, , , , BOLTON, BL6 7AU

Conduct: Behnoush Sharifpour (Mrs Sharifipour) caused Behn Food Limited (“Behn”) to breach the terms of the Bounce Bank Loan (“BBL”) scheme by overstating Behn’s turnover in order to obtain BBL funds of £50,000 when Behn was entitled to a maximum of £21,237. The funds were used for Mrs Sharifipour’s personal benefit and not for the economic benefit of Behn and without the intention to complete timely repayments in the future, resulting in loss to the bank of £50,000, Under the BBL scheme businesses could apply for a loan of between £2,000 and £50,000 subject to a maximum of up to 25% of turnover. The turnover figure required was that for the calendar year 2019 or where a business was established after 1 January 2019 it is their estimated turnover. Businesses were required to use the loan only to provide economic benefit to the business, and not for personal purposes and confirm they have understood the costs associated with repayment of the loan and that they are able and intend to complete timely repayments in future From 1 August 2019 (date of first receipt of income) and 01 March 2020, Behn’s bank account shows an average monthly turnover of £7,079 giving an estimated annual turnover of £84,948. On 23 May 2020 Mrs Sharifipour made an application for a BBL stating turnover to be £203,67 Behn received a BBL of £50,000 on 27 May 2020, increasing the available bank balance to £63,618. Between 27 May 2020 and 22 July 2020 £63,560 was transferred from the company to Mrs Sharifipour and used for her personal benefit, which included the £50,000 BBL funds. On 14 July 2020, DS01 Striking off Application, signed by Mrs Sharifipour was filed at Companies House. Behn failed to given notice to the bank of its application for dissolution as required under Section 1006 of the Companies Act 2006 On 13 October 2020 Behn was dissolved and the BBL of £50,000 remains outstanding 

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