Stockport Council is warning people to be on their guard against a scam business targeting consumers in the area.
A teenage girl is distraught after she was robbed of her change in a ticket dispensing scam at the Market Street Metrolink stop in Manchester city centre – police are warning travellers to be vigilant.
CCTV: GMP warn shopkeepers ‘be on your guard’ as Leigh computer store hit by wanted trio’s ‘distract and grab’ scam
Shopkeepers are urged to be on their guard against a distraction scam after a trio made a ‘brazen’ attempt to nick a tablet computer at a store in Leigh.
Most wanted: Manchester smuggler makes taxman’s hitlist after role in £28million illegal cigarette racket
Ahmed Salim Khezri was handed a six-year prison sentence in April along with the rest of the organised gang he was a part of after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) officers smashed their £28million cigarette smuggling conspiracy.
Scamming trio target string of vulnerable Bolton pensioners with distraction burglaries – two arrested
Two people have been arrested on suspicion of burglary after a series of elderly residents in Bolton fell victim to con by a trio.
MM takes a look at how to spot a scam when buying or selling a used car
Silly plonkers try to fiddle Willy Wonka: Candy firm fined for flogging fake bars in Manchester shop
Americandy was found guilty of possessing counterfeit goods
Benefit cheat who scammed £118,000 from Wigan council over 11 years jailed and ordered to repay every penny
Sarah Higgins was found guilty of falsely claiming £118,000
Brave bystander brings Salford ATM conmen to justice – chasing down thieves who fiddled cash machine
Codreanu was jailed for 15 months and Caldararu for six months
Weasel in the workplace: Disgruntled Manchester employee scams bosses out of £30,000 in bogus invoices
Simeon Payne was sentenced at Manchester Crown court
The pair are due to appear before Uxbridge Magistrates Court in London