West Midlands
Staffs TS issues rogue trader alert
Residents are being urged to be on their guard following reports of doorstep crime
Home energy fraudsters jailed
A husband and wife who sold bogus energy efficiency products have been jailed
Pair convicted of cancer scam
Fraudsters claimed equipment designed for horses could be used to detect breast cancer
Dudley scams unit saves £4.5m
An initiative set up to safeguard vulnerable people from fraudsters has proved its worth
Illegal cigarette seller jailed
A Wolverhampton shopkeeper has been found guilty of selling illegal cigarettes and tobacco
Prison sentence for window fraudster
A Warwickshire TS investigation has resulted in the conviction of a pair of fraudsters
Car dealer sold officer faulty vehicle
A car dealer in Warwickshire has been fined for selling an unroadworthy vehicle
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