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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.

Media Enquiries:  If you are a journalist, or representative of a media organisation, CTSI can provide expert opinion, comments and spokespeople on a wide range of Trading Standards, consumer protection and regulatory issues - or point you in the right direction. Please contact our press office on 01268 582240/07811244602 or pressoffice@tsi.org.uk who would be happy to assist.


Internet provider scam targets home workers

Posted: 12/02/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) reports that scammers are targeting the public with a telephone scam concerning a major internet provider. 

CTSI celebrates race equality week

Posted: 04/02/21

As part of Race Equality Week, CTSI would like to highlight the work it has undertaken to raise the profile of this vital issue among the trading standards profession.

Fake NHS COVID-19 vaccine email scam targets public

Posted: 04/02/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has been sent a copy of an email using the vaccine rollout as a cover to steal personal details. 

FCA issues warning over ‘clone firm’ investment scams

Posted: 27/01/21

Attack of the clone firms: With over £78 million stolen in ‘clone firm’ investment scams and the number of reports for this scam type on the rise, the FCA warns the public to protect themselves.

Brexit scam text sent to public

Posted: 26/01/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) reports that it received evidence of a text scam themed around the UK's exit from the European Union.


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