Cowboy roofers, bogus faith healers, fake parking ticket wardens and dodgy letting agents are among rogue traders and fraudsters being targeted by councils cracking down on scams. To mark National Scams Awareness Month, the Local Government Association (LGA), which represents more than 370 councils in England and Wales, is urging […]

Fighting fraudsters: Councils hit back during national scams awareness month

Lancashire County Council’s Trading Standards Service is warning residents in West Lancashire to be on the lookout after a roofer was jailed for 18 months for work carried on properties across the North West, including two houses in Aughton. Steven Lee Snr, 52, of Bartle in Preston, appeared for sentencing […]

Warning about rogue roofers after cowboy builder jailed