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Be aware – there are scammers out there

Be aware – there are scammers out there

Press releases   •   Jun 13, 2019 12:33 BST

Bury Trading Standards is supporting the Citizens Advice campaign on scams awareness which is running over the next couple of weeks.

Be aware – it’s National Scams Awareness Month

Press releases   •   Jul 03, 2017 14:17 BST

From our first purchase to our last, scammers are waiting to pounce on the unsuspecting, the vulnerable, the shopper short of time, the consumer looking for the bargain.

Woman fined for council tax discount fraud

Press releases   •   Apr 11, 2017 11:57 BST

A Radcliffe woman has been prosecuted for falsely claiming £250 in council tax single person’s discount.

Cheat sentenced for £42k council house discount attempt

Press releases   •   Dec 07, 2016 15:17 GMT

A former Six Town Housing tenant tried to buy a council house she no longer lived in at a £42,000 discount.

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​Know your rights when buying online

​Know your rights when buying online

News   •   Nov 28, 2018 11:16 GMT

More than half of consumers don’t know they have fewer rights when buying from a private seller, compared to business purchases, according to analysis of online marketplace reports to Citizens Advice conducted in the last year.