Today three mobile fish sellers who defrauded and knowingly misled elderly and vulnerable consumers out of approximately £325,000 have been sentenced to a combined total of 8 years at Teesside Crown Court.Read More
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More than two thirds of British adults (36 million) have been targeted by a scammer since January, new research by Citizens Advice has found.Read More
Prosecutions follow National Trading Standards test purchasing programmeRead More
National Trading Standards is launching a new programme with input from property portals and industry groups to make it as easy as possible for estate and letting agents to provide basic essential material information.Read More
New findings highlight a surge in the proportion of scam and nuisance calls as callers target people over the age of 70 to exploit new and unfamiliar processes associated with COVID-19, such as applying for swab tests and vaccines.Read More