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Defendant pleads guilty to money laundering

A defendant has pleaded guilty to money laundering and ordered to pay in excess of £9,000 after being part of a scam, which cloned the details of a Dudley-borough business.  

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Brothers hit with £11,000 court bill for selling vapes illegally

Two brothers have been ordered to pay more than £11,000 by a court after threatening trading standards officers investigating their shop for the illegal sale of vapes.

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Takeaway owner to serve community order

A takeaway owner has been ordered to serve 100 hours community service and pay £1,686 in costs after admitting a string of food hygiene and safety breaches.

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Trader pleads guilty

A trader has pleaded guilty after misleading a couple into paying for a new bathroom that was never fitted.

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Trader sentenced over PlayStation scam

A trader advertising PlayStation 5 equipment for sale on Twitter (now X) has been sentenced after pleading guilty to fraud and money laundering. 

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Illegal dog breeder hit with £1,000 Christmas court bill

A mother-of-five from Brierley Hill has been hit with a court bill of more than £1,000 just before Christmas after being caught breeding and selling puppies illegally.

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Residents encouraged to buy safely

Dudley residents are being warned against purchasing counterfeit electrical goods, due to the potential fire hazards they present.

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Rogue builder sentenced

A rogue builder has been sentenced to 240 hours of unpaid work after failing to meet appropriate standards while building an extension in Halesowen.

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Rogue carpenter prosecuted

A rogue carpenter has been prosecuted and ordered to pay costs of more than £1,300 after failing to deliver goods to a Dudley consumer.

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Dudley Shop closed for illegal tobacco and vape sales

A Dudley shop has been ordered to close after it was found to be selling illegal cigarettes and vapes to the public.

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Gas engineer brothers tried to con customers into having new boilers

Two brothers have been ordered to pay more than £11,000 by a court after attempting to scam unsuspecting customers into having new boilers fitted.

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Rogue gardener took £9k from customers

A rogue landscape gardener from Kingswinford took more than £9,000 from two customers for work he never carried out, a court heard.