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‘Shut Out Scammers’ Campaign 2021

30 Apr 2021

The Highland Council’s Trading Standards and Police Scotland’s Highlands and Islands Division will participate in a nationwide ‘Shut Out Scammers’ campaign throughout May.

Highland Council warns businesses to beware of COVID-19 air purifier device scam

27 Apr 2021

Trading Standards is warning Highland businesses that letters advising them of a change in law & compelling them to purchase COVID safe air purifying devices or risk facing a £5,000 fine, is a scam.

Royal Mail Scam Text Message Alert 

8 Mar 2021

The Highland Council's Trading Standards team have been alerted to a smishing scam that is currently targeting Highland residents.