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CTSI can provide expert opinion on national trading standards policy and legislation. However, if you are looking for details of a specific case it is most likely a matter for the local authority trading standards team.


Phoney COVID-19 lockdown rebate targeting public

Posted: 12/01/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute reports that another text-based scam campaign themed around the coronavirus pandemic is attempting to defraud the public. 

Fake NHS COVID-19 vaccination messages target vulnerable public

Posted: 06/01/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has received evidence of fraudulent messages sent to the public informing them that a dose of the new COVID-19 vaccine is available to them.

Phoney payment scam targets NHS staff

Posted: 17/12/20

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has been made aware of a telephone-based scam seeking to gain the banking details of NHS staff.

Challenges, opportunities and investment concerns highlighted by latest CTSI EU Exit report

Posted: 14/12/20

Big rises in online consumer spending, a surge in consumer support requests and ongoing spending cuts are highlighted in an updated trading standards report on EU Exit released today by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI).

Scamnesty 2020

Posted: 03/12/20

The National Trading Standards (NTS) Scams Team receive thousands of scam mailings every year from their dedicated Scam Marshals from all over the UK.


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