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Trading Standards Wales News

Shops caught selling illegal vapes to underage children

Five shops have been caught selling vapes to children under the age of 18 during an operation to tackle the illegal sales of e-cigarettes.

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Rogue trader jailed for 32 months

A Rogue Trader, described by his victims as a thief, a liar and a conman has been jailed for 32 months following a successful prosecution brought by Carmarthenshire Trading Standards.

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Successful prosecution brought against owners of NRJ Motor Company Ltd.

Carmarthenshire County Council’s Trading Standards team have successfully pursued a prosecution against the officers of NRJ Motor Company for mis-selling a car as being in an ‘excellent condition’, when in fact it was in a dangerous and unroadworthy state.

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Sweet shop owner prosecuted by Trading Standards

Selling chocolate bars that had the name 'Wonka' and did not have the allergen information in the correct format has cost a sweet shop owner over £10,000 after they were prosecuted by Powys County Council.

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Stronger powers to combat illicit tobacco come into force

From 20 July 2023, new sanctions come into force which will mean businesses and individuals selling illicit tobacco can receive a penalty of up to £10,000.

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Sofa company fined almost £20,000

Suzanne Dickenson, director of Trade Price Sofas (Merthyr Tydfil) Limited (TPS) has been fined almost £20,000 for offences contrary to labelling requirements, required by the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire)(Safety) Regulations 1988.

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