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A national e-crime team, based in Yorkshire, has brought what is believed to be the first ever successful prosecution in the UK of a defendant involved in the Microsoft computer scam.
Misleading websites that try and palm themselves off as legitimate Government services are to come under the spotlight from Trading Standards today as Consumer Minister Jenny Willott confirmed extra funding for them to help tackle these rogue traders.
A survey of 57,000 people has revealed that 95% of people using a Trading Standards Institute (TSI) approved Motor Codes garage would recommend it to friends and families, with a 97% overall satisfaction rating.
The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) wants to know what businesses and consumers think about the existing Pricing Practices Guide (PPG), which sets out guidance for retailers on how to price goods and services and offer discounts or promotions.