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Welcome to CTSI's News Room. Here, you can browse through our latest consumer protection and trading standards news reports (below), or check out our archive of news articles from previous years.

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Warning after dangerous counterfeit mobile phones seized in Staffordshire

Posted: 12/10/17

Counterfeit mobile phones with potentially dangerous chargers have been seized in Staffordshire by county council trading standards officers.

Victims of rogue car dealers to get over £11,000 compensation

Posted: 12/10/17

Victims of rogue car dealers, John Hussey and Adam Wallis of DX Motors Ltd, Bideford, will receive more than £11,000 in compensation.

Young consumers go head to head at City Hall

Posted: 11/10/17

The Mayor of London’s Peer Outreach Team hosted the London Regional Final of the Young Consumer of the Year on Friday 6 October at London’s City Hall.

Rogue traders who targeted vulnerable residents appear in court

Posted: 11/10/17

Four rogue traders have appeared in court charged with conning vulnerable and elderly residents out of thousands of pounds.

Rogue trader jailed for conning elderly residents

Posted: 10/10/17

A roofer who tried to pressurise elderly residents into paying for unnecessary work has been jailed for ten months.


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