Tag Archives: rogue traders

There’s no hiding place for rogue traders

Trading standards services on different sides of the country have worked together to convict a rogue trader.

Posted on: 20 July 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Trading Standards and Police warn against rogue traders

Trading Standards and police officers visit communities throughout Devon and Somerset to highlight the dangers of rogue traders

Posted on: 12 May 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
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Warning over bogus ‘council’ callers

Devon & Somerset Trading Standards Service is warning residents to be vigilant against scammers claiming to be from a council or other public authority

Posted on: 5 August 2016 | Posted in: Community
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‘Day of Action’ on rogue doorstep traders

Legitimate businesses in East Devon are giving Devon and Somerset Trading Standards Service a helping hand in its fight against rogue traders.

Posted on: 3 August 2016 | Posted in: Community
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Rogue traders jailed for conning the vulnerable

Two rogue traders have been jailed for two years for conning 17 vulnerable Devon residents out of £70,000.

Posted on: 17 June 2016 | Posted in: Community

Bideford car dealers plead guilty to selling dangerous vehicles

Two used car dealers from Bideford have pleaded guilty to supplying dangerous and unroadworthy vehicles in a prosecution brought by Devon and Somerset Trading Standards .

Posted on: 17 June 2016 | Posted in: Community

Open day is a chance for tips on avoiding scams and rogue traders

Trading Standards officers will be on hand to give Exeter householders advice on avoiding rogue traders and scams at a special open day on Friday 3 June.

Posted on: 26 May 2016 | Posted in: Community

Rogue traders targeted in joint operation

Rogue traders were targeted by police and Trading Standards officers in a joint operation in Barnstaple on Friday (April 15).

Posted on: 18 April 2016 | Posted in: Community

Devon & Somerset Trading Standards urges residents to say NO to doorstep crime this spring

Devon and Somerset residents are being warned against rogue doorstep traders offering home maintenance services this spring.

Posted on: 8 April 2016 | Posted in: Community