Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards is issuing a warning for people to be aware of a spate of investment scams.
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Campaign launched to help prevent the number of toddlers being accidentally poisoned by making the home safer
Trading Standards is aiming to reduce the number of incidents in which babies and toddlers (under fives) are being accidently poisoned in Devon, Somerset and Torbay.
Do you know your vishing, from your phishing and smishing? Scams Awareness Month lifts the lid off the latest scams
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau have reported a 7 per cent increase in the number of fraud offences recorded in England and Wales, compared to the previous year.
A company director convicted of fraud, who operated two carpet cleaning companies, will have to pay back in full the £219,007.12 that he made from his crime if assets are identified in the future.
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.
The Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards service is a member of the Heart of the South West Better Business for All Partnership (HotSW BBfA). The Partnership has won a national award in recognition of its work in supporting South West businesses and regulators.
Cyber fraud is 16 per cent of all crime and young people being targeted through social media
Rogue Trader Jamie Rabin from Teignmouth knowingly sold a van with faulty brakes.
Officers from the Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service assisted Avon and Somerset Police during Operation Sceptre