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Following a prosecution brought by Leicester City Council Trading Standards Service, Vinay Kumar Hansrani (48) of Hall Close, Kibworth Harcourt, Leicestershire has been sentenced to 24months imprisonment for money laundering and 12 months imprisonment for counterfeiting designer clothes. The sentences are to run concurrently.
Head of the National Trading Standards Scams Team, Louise Baxter, has received royal recognition for her fervent and unwavering efforts in protecting residents from financial fraud.
A roofing company director has been jailed for 27 months for fraudulent trading in several communities across Buckinghamshire.
Figures show a 18.2% increase in consumers asking for advice and support.
The Motor Ombudsman reports 45% increase in consumer contacts for January to April 2017 compared to the same period in 2016*