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Illegal loan sharks cash-in on cost-of-living pressures

New research*, commissioned by Stop Loan Sharks Wales and The Welsh Government, confirms fears that current financial hardships may drive more people in Wales to borrow from illegal money lenders, more commonly known as loan sharks.

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Off licence proprietor prosecuted following underage alcohol sales

The operator of a Barry off licence has been fined more than £2,500 for selling alcohol underage and licencing offences following a successful prosecution by the Vale of Glamorgan Council.

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Billy the dog sniffs out a quarter of a million illegal cigarettes

More than 250,000 illegal cigarettes and 20Kg of illegal rolling tobacco (enough for 20,000 roll ups) were sniffed out and seized last month from shops and storage locations following raids across North Wales including Bangor, Rhyl, Caernarfon, and Colwyn Bay.

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Don’t be caught out on the doorstep this Christmas

As the Christmas and New Year festivities begin, individuals and organised groups of criminals look to take advantage of consumers requiring work at their home.

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It's time to tackle romance fraud

Wrexham County Borough Council are supporting CrimeStoppers to fight romance fraud that's affecting individuals across the UK and in Wrexham.

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Serial rogue trader and fly tipper prosecuted

A rogue trader has started a prison sentence of 19 months after admitting a series of charges following a prosecution by Pembrokeshire County Council Trading Standards, Public Protection Division.

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