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- An ongoing operation to combat the sale of illicit alcohol and tobacco in Staffordshire will be boosted by money taken back from criminals. Nearly £35,000 funding from proceeds of crime will be used to tackle the problem of counterfeit and untaxed tobacco and alcohol. Counterfeit alcohol can contain hazardous chemicals which can seriously harm people's health while illicit tobacco often contains harmful substances.
- Wednesday 18th June 2014
- A drive to combat the sale of fake goods in Staffordshire will receive a £15,000 boost with money clawed back from criminals, the county's trading standards leader has announced.
- Wednesday 11th June 2014
- Staffordshire Trading Standards are to feature in two episodes of Fake Britain which looks at illicit tobacco sales from shops in the Burton area of Staffordshire and follows officers from Staffordshire Trading Standards and Police during a dawn raid on a warehouse in Birmingham.
- Friday 2nd May 2014