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CTSI can provide expert 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.


Fearless threesome win Hero Award

Posted: 07/07/17

Neighbours help to bring rogue trader to justice

Conference 2017 in review

Posted: 04/07/17

A roundup of a fantastic and jam packed Conference week.

Royal Mail stops 1 million scam mail items from reaching customers in six months

Posted: 04/07/17

Royal Mail today announced that it has successfully stopped one million scam mail items from reaching UK homes since the launch of its latest drive against fraudsters in November. 

Leicester counterfeiter/money launderer gets 2 years in prison

Posted: 27/06/17

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.

Trading standards ambassador made MBE for fight against scammers

Posted: 19/06/17

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.


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