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Suspended sentence for fake lippy seller

A man who sold fake MAC lipstick which had over 300 times the legal amount of lead in it has been prosecuted by Plymouth City Council’s Trading Standards. The fake lippy – called ‘Lady Danger’ – was one of a number of counterfeit goods sold by a 47 year-old man  on Ebay and Facebook. The man pleaded […]

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 […]

Site owners fined

Owners of an eyesore site have been ordered to pay a fine of £8,000 for consistently failing to take action to stop fly tipping on their land. Newton Abbot-based Samara Investments Ltd, which owns an area of land at Ernesettle Lane, were found guilty in their absence of failing to comply with the requirements of […]