Sat December 5, 2020
- Gloucester 'brain tonic' seller guilty of false claims - Genevieve Flight claimed she could treat diseases including cancer, Alzheimer's and Huntington's.
- 'Messy' pub rules cause confusion on England/Wales border - Pubs on opposite sides of the River Wye said having different rules on opening was confusing.
- Forest of Dean farmer banned from keeping livestock or life - Ducks, cows and hens were living in filthy conditions at Anthony Curtis' farm in Gloucestershire.
- Government to 'redefine treasure finds' in England and Wales - Changes to the 1996 Treasure Act are aimed at protecting new finds in England and Wales.
Scams On The Rise
Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013
KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.
The top ten are the rare metals scam, pensions liberation fraud, mobility aids, dodgy job offers (if it sounds too good to be true it probably is), lotteries, truancy fraud, wine scams, love (dating websites), land barking and carbon credit trading. It is important that you can spot a scam or fraud before it takes place, remember it can happen to anyone of us. Note: If it sounds too good to be true, it most likely is.