Shut out Scammers 2024

Nationwide Shut out Scammers campaign launched by Trading Standards Scotland and Police Scotland to empower consumers to avoid doorstep scams As more Scottish consumers struggle with price increases and rising energy bills, Trading Standards Scotland and Police...

Safe Journey to an Energy Efficient Home

Scottish consumers urged to have a safe journey to an energy efficient home As energy prices and bills are set to remain high over the autumn and winter months, Trading Standards Scotland is launching a new campaign to help consumers avoid scams linked to energy...

£500,000 Criminal Gain Prevented

On Tuesday 13 June 2023, Trading Standards Scotland, in conjunction with local authority trading standards services from North Lanarkshire Council and Police Scotland took action against a 62-year-old male who was selling counterfeit goods on a large scale. This...

Shut Out Scammers: Cost of Living

Awareness of doorstep scams related to the cost of living crisis raised during Shut out Scammers campaign As the nationwide Shut out Scammers campaign from Trading Standards Scotland and Police Scotland enters its final week, events have been held across Scotland to...

Shut Out Scammers 2023

Nationwide Shut out Scammers campaign launched by Trading Standards Scotland and Police Scotland to combat a rise in doorstep scams linked to the cost of living crisis As more Scottish consumers struggle with price increases and rising energy bills, Trading Standards...