Tag Archives: Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards

Rogue Car Dealers pay the price

Victims of rogue car dealers, John Hussey and Adam Wallis of DX Motors Ltd, Bideford, will receive more than £11,000 in compensation.

Posted on: 11 October 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

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

Identity theft reaches epidemic levels. Guard your personal details.

Identity theft is reaching epidemic levels, warns fraud prevention group, Cifas. Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards offers advice on how to help avoid identity theft.

Posted on: 23 August 2017 | Posted in: Community | 8 Comments

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

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 | No Comments

Trading Standards donates counterfeit clothes mountain to charity

5,000 items including track suits, t-shirts, sweatshirts and trainers, came from seizures

Posted on: 30 June 2017 | Posted in: Community | 5 Comments

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 | No Comments