Tag: crime

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HMRC seizes over 800,000 illegal cigarettes in Dundee

A man has been charged after more than 800,000 suspected illicit cigarettes were seized by HM Revenue and...

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Illegal cigarettes and vaping products seized in Fraserburgh

Aberdeenshire Council’s trading standards team has seized an estimated 18,000 illegal cigarettes and vaping products from two addresses...

mage of a person signing a cheque
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Police Scotland warns retailers over cheque fraud

Police Scotland is warning independent retailers to be wary of anyone paying by cheque after continuing to receive...

pumping fuel
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Forecourt operators warned to be vigilant as unpaid fuel reports soars

The UK has seen a 215% quarter-on-quarter increase in reports of No Means of Payment and Drive Off...

retail violence caught on CCTV
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Usdaw reveals the high levels of violence and abuse that shopworkers face

More than 60% of shopworkers have been threatened by a customer in the past year, and 90% have...

Boxes of illegal cigarettes in the back of a van
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Kilmarnock man caught with 324,000 illicit cigarettes in hire van

A construction worker has been jailed after illicit cigarettes worth £95,000 were discovered inside a van on the...

Scotmid Leven St
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Edinburgh Scotmid worker forced into car and made to reopen store

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following a robbery at a store in the Tollcross area of...

retail violence caught on CCTV
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Protection of shopworkers law sees 300 incidents of abuse reported since August

Almost 300 cases of abuse against shop workers were reported to police in the first three months since...

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Forecourt fuel crime climbs

Forecourt fuel crime is continuing to grow, albeit at a slower pace, new research reveals. The latest Forecourt...

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Shoppers urged to #ShopKind this Christmas

Retailers are urging shoppers to #ShopKind when they visit high streets this Christmas, as new research reveals that...