A private hire taxi driver who used a fake blue badge to park in Croydon has been fined hundreds of pounds.
A roofer who defrauded an elderly Croydon couple out of £19,000 for poor-quality and unnecessary work has received a suspended jail sentence after a council investigation.
Croydon Council's trading standards team is warning young people aged 18-24 to be aware of how to protect themselves from online scammers after a rise in reported digital fraud cases.
Croydon Council's trading standards team is marking the start of Scams Awareness Month with a warning that residents aged 40-60 are at particular risk of investment fraud. Council officers wll be at Santander in Brighton Road, Coulsdon on Thursday 7 June from 10am-12pm to give advice and answer questions.
With an established reputation across the capital for its effective work in combating issues including under-age knife sales, doorstep trading scams and rogue letting agents, Croydon’s trading standards department is supporting the first London Trading Standards Week.
A man claiming to be a council official has conned a Croydon restaurant out of £280 after weaving a plausible story of an outstanding debt and a steep fine if it remained unpaid.
Now the council is warning […]
A warning has been issued by Croydon Council’s trading standards team alerting people to a conman masquerading as a tree surgeon and demanding cash for a favour he claims to have done.
The team has learned that a […]