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...

£1 million worth of counterfeit luxury goods seized

On Thursday 9 November 2022, Trading Standards Scotland, in conjunction with local authority trading standards services from Glasgow City and South Lanarkshire Council, Police Scotland and the Anti-Counterfeiting Group took action against a 61-year-old male who was...

Illegal Sale of IPTV Services

Trading Standards Scotland (TSS) can confirm that four people, aged 51, 50, 46 and 45, have been reported to the Procurator Fiscal Paisley in respect of the illegal sale and supply of IPTV services.  It is alleged that the four, all from Renfrew, provided illegal...

Toying With Children’s Safety

The online marketplace sellers toying with children’s safety Online sales have dramatically increased in recent years. For the UK toy industry, more than half of toy sales are now made online[1]. Unfortunately, not all toys and games seen online meet the necessary...