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The Owl and the Copycat (BIG thanks Trading Standards and Bill)

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Beware HMRC scam emails

Thank you to Surrey CC trading standards team: Beware HMRC scam emails – our business advice team received one (do they not know who we are!) If you think you may have received a HMRC related phishing/bogus email, you can check it … Continue reading

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Fraudsters launch mass phishing attack against online dating members

Fraudsters are running dedicated phishing campaigns targeting members of online dating sites, say net monitoring firm Netcraft [23 June 2014] Account holders of Match.com, eHarmony, Zoosk, Plenty of Fish and Christian Mingle and many others have received an increase in … Continue reading

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Rogue Traders & Scams

From SCC’s Trading Standards Team (thank you) Rogue Traders & Scams A Woking resident recently just received an unsolicited phone call from her ‘bank’ on her mobile – they didn’t know her & wanted details! We are getting a few … Continue reading

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Surrey couple get refund of over £5000 from finance company as their building work wasn’t up to standard! 

There is fantastic consumer protection available if you pay for goods or services costing more than £100 using a credit card or pay by means of a finance agreement that is arranged by the trader carrying out the work – … Continue reading

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The Fine Seafood Co. Smoked Salmon Listeria Recall 

With thanks as always to the SCC’s Trading standards folks! The Fine Seafood Co. is recalling some of their Smoked Salmon because of a Listeria risk. These packs contain high levels of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes can cause illness in … Continue reading

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Good Luck if you are going to the Derby tomorrow! Don’t get Scammed!

For the first time in 14 years I won’t be working at the Investec Derby. However Surrey police will be there with our friends from Surrey County Councils Trading Standards Team. If you see something you DONT think is safe … Continue reading

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