An Aberdeen woman was almost scammed out of £10,000 by a fraudulent relationship scheme.
North-east Trading Standards team issue scam warnings over fake HMRC calls, knock-off masks and potted topiary plants
North-east residents have been warned to be vigilant after an increase in doorstep crimes and scams - including someone trying to sell potted topiary plants.
A large quantity of fake designer face coverings have been seized in the north-east.
A north-east trading standards organisation as issued a warning over utility bill scam.
Aberdeen City Council have warned businesses that offering property viewings is not permitted under lockdown.
Trading Standards have warned Aberdeen retailers that they must ensure social distancing measures are enforced.
Aberdeen City Council's Trading Standards has urged members of the public to get in touch if they know of businesses operating when they shouldn't be.
Aberdeenshire Council has announced it will be enforcing restrictions on business operations during the Covid-19 lockdown.
A north-east trading standards body is warning residents of a new gift voucher scam.
North-east residents are being warned to be on the lookout after a woman posed as a council worker and took money from an elderly couple.
A north-east council's trading standards department has issued a warning over the safety of hand sanitisers.
An Aberdeen Trading Standards boss has called on people to stay vigilant to avoid fraudsters using an address scam.
An investigation is under way into a set of “fake” first class stamps bought at an Aberdeen store.
Aberdeen shops have been praised after council checks showed that every retailer they visited did not sell fireworks to under age children.
With children across the north-east getting excited for Halloween, parents are being urged to make sure they are buying safe costumes.
North-east residents have been warned to be vigilant after scam letters were found to be circulating in Aberdeen.
Tobacco and vaping retailers have been warned to comply with the law after councillors rubber stamped plans for Trading Standards to inspect firms.
Officers at Aberdeenshire Trading Standards visited licensed premises, independent stores and large shops and found 20 items were non-compliant for reasons including not being the advertised weight, and having incorrect labelling.
Thousands of dangerous plugs have been seized by trading standards officers in Aberdeen.
A warning has been issued after new telephone scam began circulating in Aberdeen.
The letter, which has a return address of a property on Shielhill Drive in Bridge of Don, claims that 200 people have hit the jackpot from a total prize pot of £45,000,000.
Aberdeen City Council's trading standards has issued a warning after scam letters were sent, claiming to be from an address in the city.
Trading Standards has issued a warning after a fake e-mail offering a reduction in council tax was sent to a resident in Aberdeen.
The volunteer went undercover for Aberdeen City Council and visited 24 shops where she attempted to buy cigarettes and e-liquids as part of the trading standards operation.
Trading Standards has carried out an investigation after a complaint about hand luggage at Aberdeen airport.
Allegations had emerged of misconduct by Salt and Sauce and its parent company, Gilbert and Joseph, which was officially dissolved on March 26.
Aberdeen residents are being asked to be vigilant following reports of a new lottery scam letter.
A warning has been issued over a fake Domino's Pizza Facebook page.
A national sofa retailer “purposely misled” Aberdeen customers by hiking up prices just days before a Black Friday sale, a court has heard.
A council has issued a warning about rogue traders after a pensioner was scammed out of £4,000.