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Make sure your Christmas fragrances aren’t fake!

Christmas shoppers are being warned to buy the real deal rather than fake perfume after Plymouth City Council’s Trading Standards seized goods which could be dodgy. Raids over the last few weeks in addresses across the city have brought in a haul of counterfeit cosmetics and bottles of fragrance, labelled as designer brands like Chanel, […]


Used car trader prosecuted for selling unsafe van with fake MOT

A used car trader has been prosecuted after selling an unsafe Ford Transit van to a Plymouth consumer. The trader, currently living in Margate, was sentenced yesterday at Plymouth Crown Court after pleading guilty to two offences of making false representations regarding the description of the van, contrary to the Fraud Act 2006 and one offence of […]