Tag Archives: Scams

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

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

Father and son rogue traders convicted after targeting the elderly with drive laying scam

Father and son, Thomas Johnson, 57, and Tommy Johnson, 29, of Birtley Road, Guildford in Surrey, have pleaded guilty at Exeter Crown Court to a series of offences under the Fraud Act 2006, following an investigation by Devon and Somerset Trading Standards Service

Posted on: 26 August 2015 | Posted in: Community