Trading standards news
Published on 3 Jul 2018
Midlothian residents are being warned not to be scammed into believing they can use iTunes cards to pay for things such as loan fees, HMRC tax bills, utility bills, online shopping or fees to accept a prize etc.
Published on 6 Jun 2018
Today on World Anti-Counterfeiting Day, Midlothian Council Trading Standards is reminding the public the reasons why they should not buy counterfeit goods.
Published on 22 May 2018
A national campaign warning people about doorstep crime has been launched by Police Scotland in Midlothian. Operation Monarda is a two week campaign running until Sunday 3 June.
Published on 15 May 2018
If you have ever lost money through a Western Union money transfer scam, then you have until 31st May 2018 to file a claim to try to get your money back.
Published on 8 May 2018
Midlothian Trading Standards are advising local people of the risks of buying second-hand electrical goods. They are also warning retailers against selling such goods unless they have been tested.
Published on 20 Mar 2018
Midlothian Council is urging all second-hand car dealers in the area to read a new guide to ensure that they work within the law.
Published on 29 Jan 2018
Midlothian Council is backing a new Scotland wide campaign that warns adults not to buy cigarettes for underage children.
Published on 13 Dec 2017
Midlothian Council Trading Standards is warning residents to stay alert when making purchases this Christmas.
Published on 28 Nov 2017
Have you ever been locked into a subscription for something you didn’t mean to sign up for?
Published on 3 Jul 2017
Midlothian Council Trading Standards is joining forces with the local Citizens Advice Bureaux (CABx) during Scams Awareness Month - a national campaign running throughout July to warn the public about devious fraudsters.
Published on 16 Jan 2017
Midlothian Trading Standards are warning local residents to be on the lookout for a telephone scam.
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