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Watch out for rogue traders from 'Kent Trading Standards'

Contributed by editor on Oct 19, 2015 - 08:10 PM

 

KCC Trading Standards has received reports of rogue traders impersonating Trading Standards officers to obtain money.

 


Kent Facebook users warned over danger of 'dislike' button

Contributed by editor on Sep 26, 2015 - 04:23 PM

Kent County Council Trading Standards is warning consumers and businesses to be aware of the latest Facebook scam.
 


Kent consumer watchdog warns of EIGHT things your bank will never ask

Contributed by editor on Sep 24, 2015 - 12:05 PM

 

 

Kent County Council Trading Standards are warning businesses to be vigilant after a firm in Suffolk has fallen victim to the biggest phone scam in the UK.

 


Telephone trickster blunders as Kent County Councillor is targeted by KCC telephone scam!

Contributed by editor on Sep 23, 2015 - 11:50 AM

 

 

A scammer who targeted a Kent County Councillor was given short shrift when she received his telephone call.



People in Kent warned over pie in the sky council tax rebates

Contributed by editor on Aug 15, 2015 - 01:05 PM

 

Kent residents are being warned that offers of a council tax rebate are pie in the sky.



Post Code Lottery scam could cost Kent 'winners' £4,000

Contributed by editor on Aug 04, 2015 - 07:45 AM

 

Kent County Council Trading Standards is warning residents in the Kent area of a scam in which an email claims you are a 'winner' in the £825,000 People's Postcode Lottery.



Kent wardens target residents on 'suckers' list to win Hero Award

Contributed by editor on Jul 07, 2015 - 08:05 PM

 

Kent County Council’s Community Wardens have seen their work receiving an award for protecting consumers in the county.

 


Kent 'Post Code Lottery' scam could cost 'winners' £4,000

Contributed by editor on Jun 25, 2015 - 06:58 PM

 

Kent residents are being warned over a 'Post Code Lottery' scam across the county which could cost so called 'winners' up to £4,000.


 


Warning you could get more than you bargained for after Folkestone resident sent $16.4million inheritance letter

Contributed by editor on Mar 17, 2014 - 07:30 AM


Kent Trading Standards is alerting people after a Folkestone resident received a letter about a $16.4million US dollars inheritance, from  a Mr Cai Xu, over the weekend.



People in Kent warned over 'slamming' pop-up windows

Contributed by editor on Jan 16, 2013 - 10:40 AM

Reports of 'pop-up windows' which appear on screen when consumers login to their email accounts on the websites of certain internet service providers has been reported to Kent Trading Standards.


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