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Month: November 2022

Victims of international postal scam to have money returned

The Heart of the South West Trading Standards Service will be returning thousands of pounds to residents from across the region who were defrauded in an international lottery scam. The … Continue reading

Trading Standards repeats its warning about loan sharks to Radio Devon

“They call them loan sharks for a reason – they circle when you’re in trouble,” was the warning from a Heart of the South West Trading Standards manager on BBC … Continue reading

Trading Standards warn of loan sharks as households borrow to meet rising costs

More than a quarter of people are resorting to using credit cards to buy food, and a fifth have borrowed money in order to pay for rising prices, it’s reported. … Continue reading