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Trading Standards News

Rogue trader jailed following trading standards investigation

A fraudster has been imprisoned following a successful investigation by Oldham Council’s Trading Standards department.

Tobacco haul goes up in flames

Oldham Council is making sure criminals who think they can make a fast buck are seeing their pipe dreams go up in flames.

Garage owner prosecuted for clocking car

Oldham Council has successfully prosecuted a garage owner for selling a ‘clocked’ car to a member of the public.

Council helps tackle Russian organised crime gang

Officers from Oldham Council have helped tackle a Russian organised crime gang – the first case of its kind in the country.

Oldham Council gives confiscated goods worth £45,000 to charity

Oldham Council's Trading Standards team has donated fake goods with an estimated street value of more than £45,000 to charity.