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Hundreds of dangerous hoverboards seized at Port of Dover to be destroyed

Contributed by editor on Oct 11, 2017 - 11:55 AM

 

 

Hundreds of dangerous hoverboards, seized at the Port of Dover, have been ordered to be destroyed after legal proceedings brought by KCC Trading Standards.

 


Email scam tricks people in Kent into disclosing personal data and infects computers

Contributed by editor on Dec 09, 2016 - 08:45 AM

Kent Trading standards has received reports of people receiving scam speeding fine emails.



Fraud alert as scam letters drop through Kent letterboxes

Contributed by editor on Oct 05, 2016 - 10:50 AM

 

Kent County Council is warning people in the county to be alert after reports of scam letters from banks and credit card companies dropping through letterboxes.

 


People in Kent warned over Blue Badge scam

Contributed by editor on Jan 24, 2016 - 03:10 PM

Kent Trading Standards are warning people not to get sucked into a Blue Badge scam in which websites are charging £49 for a badge which actually costs just £10.

 


Kent consumers warned over Government Loyalty Scheme scam

Contributed by editor on Jan 21, 2016 - 07:55 AM

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Kent Trading Standards has received reports about phone calls from people claiming to be from a Government Loyalty Scheme.

 


Kent County Council warn council tax payers that they are NOT due a £6,000 rebate

Contributed by editor on Jan 15, 2016 - 04:57 PM

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Kent County Council Trading Standards is warning the public of fraudsters who are telephoning to tell them they are in the wrong council tax bracket and are owed a rebate of around £6,000.

 


WARNING - Be alert over spoof accident calls claiming to be from Kent County Council

Contributed by editor on Jan 12, 2016 - 08:15 PM

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Kent County Council is alerting people in Kent of scam phone calls from people claiming to be from KCC and enquiring about a recent accident you, or a member of your family has had.

 

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