Tag Archives: Devon Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service

Trading Standards energy efficiency grant scam warning

Scam letters have been sent to properties in Devon from a company purporting to act on behalf of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO), a government energy efficiency scheme.

Posted on: 16 February 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

‘Crime doesn’t pay’ – fraudster estate agent to pay victims more than £130,000

Today at Exeter Crown Court (9 February) an order under the Proceeds of Crime Act was made against Russell Baker, 59, of Liverton.

Posted on: 9 February 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Trading Standards appeals to victims of loan sharks to come forward

310,000 UK households borrow from loan sharks every year – but a small loan can soon spiral into massive repayments.

Posted on: 17 January 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Considering solar panels? Check the provider’s credentials urges Trading Standards

The warning follows complaints from some customers who signed a contract and paid a deposit after hearing a sales pitch at home.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments