Crime
Smallholder receives livestock ban
A Dorset man has been banned from keeping poultry and pigs after a TS investigation
£0.5m knife crime court victory
B&M Retail has received one of the biggest ever fines for knife crime in the UK
LTS saves Londoners £2m a year
Trading Standards prevents Londoners from being ripped off by fraudsters
Devon plumber sentenced for fraud
A plumber has been convicted of a series of fraud and consumer protection offences
Blackburn livestock auction fined
A livestock auction has been fined following a prosecution brought by trading standards
CTSI warns on timeshare scams
Keeping vigilant about summer holiday scams remains as crucial as ever, warns the CTSI
Southwark confronts ‘modern slavery’
A licensing investigation by Southwark TS uncovered a case of 'modern slavery'
£1.6m POCA order for Operation Gleam
Tooth-whitening fraudsters ordered to pay back £1.6m in Proceeds of Crime Act hearing
New measures to beat nuisance calls
Govt proposals would make bosses personally liable for nuisance calls.
Crypto fraudsters fake celeb backing
Social media used by investment scams to promote false celebrity endorsements
Matt Allwright: Offensive Weapons
By focusing on the weapons is the media just chasing after phantoms?
CBO for ‘cancer cure’ claim man
False health claims of Woodford Green man were "frankly dangerous".
Getting a trial ready for court
We examine how a National Trading Standards trial was made ready for court.
A brush with art fraud
A look at Dorset Trading Standards’ first foray into the murky world of art fraud.