Tag Archives: rogue trader

Devon residents urged to guard against scams as cash recouped from rogue plumber

Victims of jailed rogue plumber Gary Henry from North Devon will receive more than £16,000 of his ill-gotten gains.

Posted on: 22 September 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Devon cabbie wins Hero Award

Chris Smith, 37, owner of Black Swan Taxis, Dawlish, was awarded the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) Hero Award .

Posted on: 30 June 2017 | Posted in: Community

Devon used car dealer found guilty of selling ‘dangerous’ vehicle

Rogue Trader Jamie Rabin from Teignmouth knowingly sold a van with faulty brakes.

Posted on: 15 June 2017 | Posted in: Community

Rogue trader who conned the elderly jailed

John Carroll, 26, of Cricklade, Wiltshire, was sentenced to 38 months in prison

Posted on: 25 May 2017 | Posted in: Community

Don’t let the Bed-Rogues Bite!

Mattresses purchased from a man-in-a-van could lose you money, and be a dangerous fire hazard.

Posted on: 15 September 2016 | Posted in: Community

Guilty pleas for driveway scammers who targeted elderly residents

Bryan Ferren, 38 and Kevin Hogg, 41, both of Clifton Road, Paignton, admitted to conning over £70,000 out of 17 elderly Devon residents

Posted on: 18 May 2016 | Posted in: Community
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Carpet cleaner sentenced for fraud

A trader who travelled the country offering to clean householders’ carpets for rock-bottom prices before hiking his charges by up to 5,400 per cent, has been sentenced for seven offences

Posted on: 16 December 2015 | Posted in: Community