West Midlands
Say no to Christmas counterfeits
Staffordshire Trading Standards has issued a seasonal reminder of the dangers of fake goods
Christmas toy safety checklist
Trading standards teams are carrying out toy safety inspections as Christmas nears
‘Green energy’ fraudster jailed
A "slick and ruthless fraudster of elderly people" has been jailed
Farmers fined for breaking TB rules
Four farmers who conspired to breach bovine TB regulations have been sentenced
Walk-in bath fraudsters guilty
The bosses of a walk-in bath company have admitted to defrauding elderly customers
Test purchases show 20% failure rate
One in five knife retailers in Warwickshire failed to ask youngsters for proof of age
Fake golf goods seller sentenced
A man who sold fake golfing merchandise has been given a suspended prison sentence
TS success featured on BBC show
An investigation into counterfeit jewellery in Birmingham was highlighted on the BBC
Stubbing out illegal tobacco crime
Warwickshire TS is appealing to residents to help them tackle the trade in illegal tobacco
Trader sentenced over fake electricals
A man who sold fake electrical products online has been given a suspended prison sentence
Restaurant receives allergy ban
A Birmingham restaurant has been banned from serving customers with allergies
Warning over bank holiday fakes
Staffordshire Trading Standards is urging people to avoid buying counterfeit goods
Butcher jailed for fraudulent claims
A butcher has been failed for fraudulent trading and making false representations
Dangerous toys found at markets
Warwickshire Trading Standards is warning about unsafe toys being sold in the county
Halfords fined for poor car service
Halfords has been fined after a successful prosecution by trading standards
Illegal car sellers found in Warks
Warwickshire Trading Standards uncovered many garages with unroadworthy cars for sale