Tag Archives: scam

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

Bogus trading standards officer scam warning

Householders are urged to be on their guard following reports that fraudsters, falsely claiming to be trading standards officers, are operating in Devon and Somerset.

Posted on: 5 April 2017 | Posted in: Community

Trading Standards, Police and Royal Mail join forces to protect residents from scam letters

20 residents in the Barnstaple area were identified as having been being potentially targeted by scams.

Posted on: 17 February 2017 | Posted in: Community

Company director who scammed pensioners convicted of fraud

A company director who offered to clean carpets at rock-bottom prices before hiking them up by 1,000 per cent has been found guilty of fraud.

Posted on: 27 September 2016 | Posted in: Community

Trading Standards & Royal Mail join forces against scams

Royal Mail and Devon & Somerset Trading Standards Service have joined forces to tackle scam mail in the postal system.

Posted on: 5 September 2016 | Posted in: Community