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Hampshire businesses raided in fraud probe
11:20am Wednesday 2nd October 2013 in News
BUSINESSES in Hampshire were raided as part of an investigation into fraud offences.
Drainage companies Active Drainage Ltd and Fast Response Maintenance Ltd had their premises raided by Southampton City Council’s trading standards team as part of an investigation into alleged fraud offences.
Trading standards officers, supported by the police, entered eight premises across Hampshire, Dorset and London yesterday following an inquiry into the activities of individuals connected to both firms.
A number of the individuals had already been arrested by police and trading standards officers.
The action followed a large number of public complaints and alleged breaches of consumer protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.