Tag: crime
Fake saffron sparks investigation
West Sussex TS found saffron had been adulterated with other plant fibres
Hefty fine for false health claims
A company director has been fined under the Nutrition and Health Claims Regulations
Trader sentenced over fake electricals
A man who sold fake electrical products online has been given a suspended prison sentence
Online motor parts trader prosecuted
A trader in East Sussex has been prosecuted for selling counterfeit motor parts online
Company fined for misleading tactics
A Leeds company has been fined for breaching consumer protection legislation
Fraudulent lettings pair jailed
A mother and daughter who ran a fraudulent lettings agency have been sentenced
Shopkeeper guilty of illegal tobacco sales
An illegal haul of tobacco was uncovered during a raid on an Oldham shop
Company ‘put consumers at risk’
A company which sold unsafe goods has been ordered to pay £168,000 by the courts
Importer fined for selling unsafe toys
An importer in London has been fined for supplying toys containing toxic chemicals
Illegal tobacco seller prosecuted
A shopkeeper in East Sussex has been given a suspended jail term and fined
Joint operation seizes fake goods
An operation involving Trading Standards has seized £2.5m worth of unsafe products
Oxfordshire shop loses alcohol licence
A series of TS investigations have led to a shop being stripped of its alcohol licence
Illegal skin whitener seller jailed
A shopkeeper has been sentenced for selling toxic skin lightening products
Getting animated about scams
Halton Borough Council has launched a series of animations to raise consumer awareness
SafeStyle UK fined for aggressive tactics
Safestyle UK has been fined £120,000 after pleading guilty to multiple offences