Crime
‘Scam Van’ offers advice to residents
People in the Scottish Borders are being offered advice on how to steer clear of scammers
Father-and-son rogues fined
A duo who attempted to bully a Southwark resident have been brought to justice
Closure order for illicit cigarette shop
A shop that sold illegal tobacco has been shuttered following a court decision
Taylor Swift ticket scam warning
Lloyds Bank is warning of a surge in scams as fans scramble to buy tickets
Huge tobacco seizure in Devon
Heart of the South West Trading Standards seized £166,000 worth of suspected illicit goods
Illicit tobacco seized from street seller
Moray Trading Standards Officers found a rogue trader with £2,000 worth of tobacco
‘Despicable’ funeral scam warning
Scammers are targeting the recently bereaved with fake online donation forms
Car dealer jailed for multiple frauds
A car dealer who ripped off and endangered customers has been jailed for four years
Rogue trader given banning order
A builder who ripped off his customers has been banned from running a business
Islington TS fines shopkeeper
A shop sold illegal cigarettes and vapes, and was caught selling a vape to a 14-year-old
Ticket touts guilty in landmark NTS case
A family who used dishonest tactics to buy and sell concert tickets have been found guilty
NE Lincs achieves POCA ruling
North East Lincolnshire Council will recover proceeds of crime from an illegal tobacco seller
£300,000 of illegal products seized
Hampshire TS has seized 15,000 illicit vapes and tobacco products in the past year
Birmingham TS finds illicit goods
Officers found illegal tobacco, vapes, drugs and an axe at two shops in Birmingham
Shopkeeper guilty of underage vape sale
A shop in Wakefield sold an illegal oversized vape to a 14-year-old volunteer
Counterfeit tobacco seller sentenced
The owner of a string of limited companies set up to sell illicit tobacco has been jailed