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.
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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
20 residents in the Barnstaple area were identified as having been being potentially targeted by scams.
Gemma Grainger-Peach, 42, of Churchill Way, Taunton, pleaded guilty to selling more than 5,000 counterfeit Cath Kidston phone cases.
Devon and Somerset Trading Standards Service (DSTSS) , Devon and Cornwall Police and Avon and Somerset Constabulary have been recognised for a joint anti-poaching operation
Leon Henry Smith, 67, of Castle Road, Okehampton, was sentenced yesterday (Monday 21st November 2016) at Exeter Magistrates’ Court.