Crime
Storm damage rogues warning
Homeowners affected by the recent weather are being warned against rogue traders
£1m call blocker success revealed
Call blockers have prevented over £1m in consumer detriment in East Sussex alone
Valentine’s Day – is it love or a scam?
Internet users are being warned to be on their guard against fake online profiles
Mail scammers found guilty
A company which sent out misleading promotional material has been fined
Prison sentence for window fraudster
A Warwickshire TS investigation has resulted in the conviction of a pair of fraudsters
Plumber signs consumer law pledge
A company director has signed a promise not to breach consumer protection laws
Company director jailed for 32 months
A businessman who defrauded elderly people has been given a custodial sentence
Interview: Dr Tim Day
Dr Tim Day discusses what can be learnt from his research into doorstep crime
Rise in scams and modern slavery
The latest NTS Consumer Harm Report shows an increase in doorstep crime
Smallholder guilty of animal cruelty
A man in Dorset has been sentenced for animal welfare offences
‘Green energy’ fraudster jailed
A "slick and ruthless fraudster of elderly people" has been jailed
Mobility company director guilty
The director of a company that targeted vulnerable people has been prosecuted
Four jailed after major investigation
Rogue roofing contractors targeted elderly and vulnerable London residents
Scam ‘Amazon’ calls warning
Norfolk Trading Standards is warning about scam calls claiming to be from Amazon
AI versus the fraudsters
How trading standards is harnessing the power of artificial intelligence
Farmers fined for breaking TB rules
Four farmers who conspired to breach bovine TB regulations have been sentenced