Man charged over alleged £180,000 fraudulent gardening scheme

A man has been charged over an alleged fraudulent gardening scheme worth around £180,000.

It follows complaints over the company Gorgeous Gardens operating in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.

A 30-year-old man has been charged in relation to an alleged fraudulent scheme between December 2015 and February 2017 worth in the region of £180,000.

Detective Constable Jill Anderson said: “We have worked closely with our colleagues at Trading Standards and our partners and would also like to thank members of the public who have assisted with our investigation so far.

“Inquiries remain ongoing and anyone with information can contact police on 101.”

A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal in due course.