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Don't fall for scams in 2017, says trading standards

Don't fall for scams in 2017, says trading standards

Press Releases   •   Jan 12, 2017 09:04 GMT

Moray Council’s trading standards service has issued a New Year reminder to people to be on their guard against scams.

More suspect goods seized by Moray trading standards

More suspect goods seized by Moray trading standards

Press Releases   •   Nov 29, 2016 14:58 GMT

A haul of goods suspected of being counterfeit has been seized from an address in Moray in the latest joint operation involving Moray Council trading standards officers and Police Scotland.

Trading standards heads off website scam

Trading standards heads off website scam

Press Releases   •   Nov 23, 2016 15:05 GMT

Moray Council’s trading standards officers have taken quick and decisive action to shut down a scam website which they believe was in danger of ripping off consumers of hundreds of pounds just before Christmas.

Suspect goods seized in trading standards operation

Suspect goods seized in trading standards operation

Press Releases   •   Nov 09, 2016 15:22 GMT

A haul of allegedly counterfeit goods has been seized from an address in Moray in a joint operation involving Moray Council trading standards officers and Police Scotland.

Scams Awareness Month - doorstep scams

Scams Awareness Month - doorstep scams

Press Releases   •   Jul 26, 2016 08:32 BST

As Scams Awareness Month comes to a close, Moray Council's trading standards service would like to focus on doorstep scams.

Scams Awareness Month - mail scams

Scams Awareness Month - mail scams

Press Releases   •   Jul 19, 2016 09:15 BST

July is Scams Awareness Month, and this week we are focusing on mail scams which are often aimed at our most vulnerable and elderly residents.

Moray trading standards to take part in Scams Awareness Month

Moray trading standards to take part in Scams Awareness Month

Press Releases   •   Jun 29, 2016 08:28 BST

Moray Council’s trading standards section will be supporting national Scams Awareness Month during July.

Urgent appeal on suspect equipment

Urgent appeal on suspect equipment

Press Releases   •   May 12, 2016 12:00 BST

Moray Council’s trading standards team has issued an urgent appeal to householders following a significant number of calls reporting suspicious door-to-door sellers.

Court hands down £1350 fine to fake goods dealer

Court hands down £1350 fine to fake goods dealer

Press Releases   •   Apr 27, 2016 14:08 BST

A man was fined £1350 at Elgin Sheriff Court today for possessing fake branded goods for sale.

Trading standards tips for safe online Xmas shopping

Trading standards tips for safe online Xmas shopping

Press Releases   •   Dec 07, 2015 13:10 GMT

Moray Council’s trading standards section has come up with a few handy tips to bear in mind when you are doing your Christmas shopping online this year.

Warning on latest phone scam

Warning on latest phone scam

Press Releases   •   Oct 09, 2015 09:07 BST

Moray Council’s trading standards team is warning local residents not to be taken in by the latest telephone scam to hit the area.

Moray Council backs police doorstep crime campaign

Moray Council backs police doorstep crime campaign

Press Releases   •   Sep 27, 2015 10:36 BST

Moray Council’s trading standards section is throwing its weight behind a national Police Scotland campaign to crack down on rogue traders who call on unsuspecting victims in their own homes.

National initiative comes to the rescue of Moray scam victims

National initiative comes to the rescue of Moray scam victims

Press Releases   •   Jul 19, 2015 10:00 BST

A number of people in Moray who have fallen victim to postal scams have got their money back thanks to a national initiative.

Car dealer fined

Car dealer fined

News   •   Jun 08, 2015 10:13 BST

A rogue car dealer was fined £360 in Elgin Sheriff Court yesterday following an investigation by Moray Council’s Trading Standards team.