North West
Scams after-care: a problem shared
How a collaboration between Age UK and Trading Standards supports older victims of scams
Lengthy sentence for fake poster fraudster
A counterfeiter who made more than £1m selling counterfeit posters has been jailed
Loan shark hit with POCA order
An illegal money lender must pay back £40,000 under the Proceeds of Crime Act
Lancs TS hits streets in ‘day of action’
Officers joined forces with other agencies to clamp down on illegal cigarettes
Cheshire East TS wins national award
The Cheshire East team have been recognised for their work to combat local loan sharks
Energy fraudster jailed for 13 years
A businessman who scammed his customers has been given a lengthy prison sentence
Salford TS seizes £400,000 of vapes
Salford Trading Standards has raided a business stocking tens of thousands of illegal vapes
Taking a stand against counterfeits
Behind the scenes of a multi-agency operation in the UK’s ‘counterfeit capital’
Lancs TS ‘wages war’ on illicit tobacco
Lancashire Trading Standards has succesfully prosecuted a trader who sold illegal tobacco
Bumper illegal tobacco haul
Officers from Bolton TS have seized one of the largest amounts of illegal tobacco ever
£130,000 of illegal tobacco destroyed
Blackpool TS has stubbed out thousands of illegal cigarettes with support from Op CeCe
TS ‘declares war’ on underage sales
A Preston shop that sold illicit cigarettes to a 14-year-old has been fined more than £4,300
Illicit vapes seized in Operation Vulcan
An investigation has resulted in the seizure of thousands of illegal vapes in Manchester
Major counterfeiting network hit
Rochdale Trading Standards has disrupted a multi-million-pound counterfeiting operation
Builder jailed for money laundering
A rogue builder has been given a custodial sentence after an investigation by Warrington TS
Salford seizes 80,000 illegal e-cigs
A haul of illegal and counterfeit e-cigarettes has been seized by Salford Trading Standards