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William Douglas Dolley, of Holwell Farm, Collipriest, Tiverton was found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to an animal and has been given a custodial prison sentence and banned from keeping cows and sheep.
Rogue traders and aggressive doorstep sellers across Devon and Somerset were targeted by Police and Trading Standards officers in a joint operation last week.
Trading Standards officers will visit Barnstaple on Thursday 30 August between 10am and 5pm to let residents know about the real harm caused by illegal tobacco
Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards is issuing a warning for people to be aware of a spate of investment scams.
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.