Tag Archives: Councillor David Hall

Businesses advised to be on their guard for tool sharpening scam

They offer to take a few tools to be sharpened, and return demanding thousands of pounds from the business.

Posted on: 15 March 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Online trader sentenced for selling counterfeit goods

Gemma Grainger-Peach, 42, of Churchill Way, Taunton, pleaded guilty to selling more than 5,000 counterfeit Cath Kidston phone cases.

Posted on: 1 February 2017 | Posted in: Community
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Trading Standards secure compensation for rogue trader victims

Fraudsters who targeted elderly people will compensate victims thanks to the efforts of Devon and Somerset Trading Standards Service.

Posted on: 5 May 2016 | Posted in: Community

80kg of illegal tobacco seized in Exeter by trading standards and customs officers

In total 80kgs of rolling tobacco, 81,200 cigarettes and 50 litres of alcohol were confiscated

Posted on: 16 February 2016 | Posted in: Community
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Customs, Trading Standards, and police bust illegal tobacco and alcohol racket

Devon and Somerset Trading Standards, HMRC and police have swooped to disrupt the sale and supply of illegal tobacco and alcohol in Somerset

Posted on: 20 November 2015 | Posted in: Community
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Carpet cleaner pleads guilty to fraud

Mark Dudley of Humber Road, Ferndown, changed his pleas ahead of trial

Posted on: 19 November 2015 | Posted in: Environment