Tags: trading standards
Don't fall for scams in 2017, says trading standards
Moray Council’s trading standards service has issued a New Year reminder to people to be on their guard against scams.
More suspect goods seized by Moray trading standards
A haul of goods suspected of being counterfeit has been seized from an address in Moray in the latest joint operation involving Moray Council trading standards officers and Police Scotland.
Trading standards heads off website scam
Moray Council’s trading standards officers have taken quick and decisive action to shut down a scam website which they believe was in danger of ripping off consumers of hundreds of pounds just before Christmas.
Suspect goods seized in trading standards operation
A haul of allegedly counterfeit goods has been seized from an address in Moray in a joint operation involving Moray Council trading standards officers and Police Scotland.
Scams Awareness Month - doorstep scams
As Scams Awareness Month comes to a close, Moray Council's trading standards service would like to focus on doorstep scams.
Scams Awareness Month - mail scams
July is Scams Awareness Month, and this week we are focusing on mail scams which are often aimed at our most vulnerable and elderly residents.
Moray trading standards to take part in Scams Awareness Month
Moray Council’s trading standards section will be supporting national Scams Awareness Month during July.
Urgent appeal on suspect equipment
Moray Council’s trading standards team has issued an urgent appeal to householders following a significant number of calls reporting suspicious door-to-door sellers.
Court hands down £1350 fine to fake goods dealer
A man was fined £1350 at Elgin Sheriff Court today for possessing fake branded goods for sale.
Trading standards tips for safe online Xmas shopping
Moray Council’s trading standards section has come up with a few handy tips to bear in mind when you are doing your Christmas shopping online this year.
Warning on latest phone scam
Moray Council’s trading standards team is warning local residents not to be taken in by the latest telephone scam to hit the area.
Moray Council backs police doorstep crime campaign
Moray Council’s trading standards section is throwing its weight behind a national Police Scotland campaign to crack down on rogue traders who call on unsuspecting victims in their own homes.
National initiative comes to the rescue of Moray scam victims
A number of people in Moray who have fallen victim to postal scams have got their money back thanks to a national initiative.