Devon & Somerset Trading Standards Prosecutions

Dawlish plumber pleads guilty to fraud

On 22 April 2016 at Exeter Crown Court, Michael Hall of Dawlish, Devon, plead guilty to 6 offences under the Fraud Act.

Previously found guilty of falsely claiming to be Gas Safe registered in 2010, Mr Hall was found to have knowingly failed to provide cancellation rights to customers when forming contracts in their homes, in some cases starting the work before the customer had properly agreed to it. In addition the court heard that some of the work carried out by Hall had to be rectified by subsequent contractors.

Hall was given a conditional discharge for 1 year, and ordered to pay costs of £500

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