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Shut Out Scammers - Beat Doorstep Crime

News: Monday 15 April 2019

Shut Out Scammers - Beat Doorstep Crime
Doorstep crime is significantly underreported, often due to stigma where victims feel foolish or embarrassed about being deceived. Doorstep crime can happen to anyone.

You should come forward and report incidents without being embarrassed. read more

New consumer advice helpline - 0808 164 6000

News: Tuesday 2 April 2019

New Scottish consumer advice helpline has taken over from Citizens Advice Scotland providing Scottish consumers with advice and help about consumer issues, as well as escalating to Trading Standards.

Advisors will be able to give you the correct advice to help resolve your complaint. read more

Crime Prevention Magazine Warning

News: Monday 21 January 2019

Police, Crime Prevention and Charity Magazine warning
East Lothian Trading Standards have had reports of cold calling from people claiming to be from the “Crime Prevention Team”, pressure selling magazine adverts. Never agree to anything from a cold call.

If the caller attempts to engage you in pressure selling, put the phone down. read more

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