Tag Archives: Croydon Trading Standards

Customs’ dogs sniff out £500,000-worth of illegal tobacco

Croydon Council trading standards team and HM Revenue and Customs have used specialist sniffer dogs to track down and seize illegal tobacco worth more than £175,000. Officers recovered 270,600 illegal cigarettes and 14.8km of hand-rolling tobacco from a storage facility … Continue reading

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£100,000-worth of contraband tobacco seized in Waddon raid

A trading standards raid in Waddon last week seized 175,000 illegal cigarettes estimated to be worth more than £100,000. The discovery has prompted the council to issue an urgent health warning over sales of cheap tobacco, and the threat to … Continue reading

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Trading Standards delivers 17th court win against knife crime

A court case brought by Croydon Council Trading Standards against a firm selling dangerous weapons online to children has brought a prosecution and £25,000 in fines and costs against the company. The case, brought against Daventry-based Extreme GB Ltd, was … Continue reading

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