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  • November 9th, 2015
    A trader has been prosecuted for selling counterfeit goods at a car boot sale. Dorset County Council’s trading standards officers seized 215 items from the trader at the sale held at Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park, near Wareham. Keith Eaton (aged 49), of Grantham Road, Bournemouth appeared at...
  • April 27th, 2015
    Borough of Poole's Trading Standards team has successfully prosecuted a local man for possessing counterfeit goods with the intention to sell. Levi Dudley, of Sterte Avenue, Poole, pleaded guilty to 11 charges of trademark offences at Southampton Crown Court on 8 April 2015. Mr Dudley was...
  • April 27th, 2015
     A trader from Corfe Mullen who pleaded guilty to regulatory offences and fraud in Poole has been sentenced at Bournemouth Magistrates Court.  Lee Bailey, of Mill Street, Corfe Mullen admitted two counts of fraud and three regulatory offences under the Consumer Protection From Unfair...
  • January 30th, 2015
    An operation tackling illegal tobacco products saw 89,120 illegal cigarettes seized by Trading Standards teams in the South West of England. In total, more than 2.5m illegal cigarettes were seized across England.  Fifty-four per cent of visits to 50 premises resulted in seizures in the South...
  • January 5th, 2015
    A Poole man has pleaded guilty to unfair trading practices at Bournemouth Crown Court. Thomas Bailey, aged 22, of Bowden Road, Poole, pleaded guilty on 11 December 2014 to four charges in relation to the Consumer Protection From Unfair Trading Regulations 2008, following a successful...