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Month: February 2018

Bridgwater businessman fined after alcohol was sold to a 17-year-old

The owner of an off-licence has been ordered to pay almost £4,000 after alcohol was sold to an underage customer from his premises. Abdullah Ulgut, 47, the proprietor of Value … Continue reading

On-line trader sentenced for selling dangerous skin lighteners

An online trader who made thousands from selling banned cosmetics and cures which she falsely claimed could cure serious illnesses, has been given a nine-month suspended prison sentence. Merarie Day, … Continue reading

Energy efficiency grant scam warning

Trading Standards is again warning Devon residents to check the credentials of companies selling energy efficiency products following an increase in consumer complaints. A recent example is a company who … Continue reading

‘Crime doesn’t pay’ – fraudster estate agent to pay victims more than £130,000

A former Bovey Tracey estate agent will pay back over £130,000 to the victims he defrauded. Today at Exeter Crown Court (9 February) an order under the Proceeds of Crime … Continue reading