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The Morning Bulletin
Gracemere real estate agent convicted of fraudsaid fraud involving trust accounts was a serious matter. "Consumers must be p
Gracemere real estate agent convicted of fraud
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
said fraud involving trust accounts was a serious matter. "Consumers must be protected from such illegal practices and the Office of Fair Trading will vigorously prosecute any real estate agent found to have irregularities in their trust accounts,"... Read more
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iTWire
48,000 fire alarms can be wrongmember for Ryde since 2008, substantially increasing his margin each time. In h
48,000 fire alarms can be wrong
iTWire / Posted 2 days ago
member for Ryde since 2008, substantially increasing his margin each time. In his current role, he is responsible for the Office of Fair Trading and the NSW Government’s ICT Strategy as well as leading on a range of open government, data... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Rebels bikie member has tattoo business shut downhas no criminal record. Under the existing legislation, Police Commissioner Ia
Rebels bikie member has tattoo business shut down
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
has no criminal record. Under the existing legislation, Police Commissioner Ian Stewart can instruct the Queensland Office of Fair Trading to deny a tattooist's licence on the basis of a "adverse security determination" but the applicant is... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Do not knock': Door-to-door traders banned from remote Indigenous communitywe have to help them get out of this mess and that's when we start working with
'Do not knock': Door-to-door traders banned from remote Indigenous community
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
we have to help them get out of this mess and that's when we start working with the regulators like the ACCC and Queensland Office of Fair Trading." Companies, including energy retailers and prepaid funeral providers, have been taken to court for... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
SCAM WARNING: Avoid Toowoomba’s van salesmenhave issued a warning over two men selling electrical goods from the back of a
SCAM WARNING: Avoid Toowoomba’s van salesmen
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
have issued a warning over two men selling electrical goods from the back of a van in Toowoomba shopping centres. The Office of Fair Trading warned consumers to be wary of two men selling electrical goods from the back of a white Hyundai van... Read more
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The North West Star
Consumer laws focusOffice of Fair Trading to look at Australian Consumer laws. FAIR TRADE: The Of
Consumer laws focus
The North West Star / Posted 18 days ago
Office of Fair Trading to look at Australian Consumer laws. FAIR TRADE: The Office of Fair Trading's Bob Walker, Brian Bauer and Rachael Morley were in Mount Isa on Thursday to discuss the review of Australian Consumer Law. Photo: Derek... Read more
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The North West Star
EditorialProductivity Commission to discuss the electricity prices inquiry (see article
Editorial
The North West Star / Posted 21 days ago
Productivity Commission to discuss the electricity prices inquiry (see article on page 6) and on Thursday I sat with the Office of Fair Trading to discuss the Australian consumer law review (there will be an article in Tuesday’s paper on... Read more
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Queensland Times
Camper trailer customers’ money vanishes like Miragefire damage in February 2014 in which a number a trailers were destroyed. Soli
Camper trailer customers’ money vanishes like Mirage
Queensland Times / Posted 21 days ago
fire damage in February 2014 in which a number a trailers were destroyed. Solicitor Robert Vise, who represented the Office of Fair Trading, said the eight customers paid a total of $317,939.61 for camper trailers they did not receive. They... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Camper trailer customers’ money vanishes like Miragefire damage in February 2014 in which a number a trailers were destroyed. Soli
Camper trailer customers’ money vanishes like Mirage
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 21 days ago
fire damage in February 2014 in which a number a trailers were destroyed. Solicitor Robert Vise, who represented the Office of Fair Trading, said the eight customers paid a total of $317,939.61 for camper trailers they did not receive. They... Read more
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News Mail
Camper trailer customers’ money vanishes like Miragefire damage in February 2014 in which a number a trailers were destroyed. Soli
Camper trailer customers’ money vanishes like Mirage
News Mail / Posted 21 days ago
fire damage in February 2014 in which a number a trailers were destroyed. Solicitor Robert Vise, who represented the Office of Fair Trading, said the eight customers paid a total of $317,939.61 for camper trailers they did not receive. They... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Camper trailer customers’ money vanishes like Miragefire damage in February 2014 in which a number a trailers were destroyed. Soli
Camper trailer customers’ money vanishes like Mirage
Daily Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
fire damage in February 2014 in which a number a trailers were destroyed. Solicitor Robert Vise, who represented the Office of Fair Trading, said the eight customers paid a total of $317,939.61 for camper trailers they did not receive. They... Read more
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Northern Star
Camper trailer customers’ money vanishes like Miragefire damage in February 2014 in which a number a trailers were destroyed. Soli
Camper trailer customers’ money vanishes like Mirage
Northern Star / Posted 21 days ago
fire damage in February 2014 in which a number a trailers were destroyed. Solicitor Robert Vise, who represented the Office of Fair Trading, said the eight customers paid a total of $317,939.61 for camper trailers they did not receive. They... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Camper trailer customers’ money vanishes like Miragefire damage in February 2014 in which a number a trailers were destroyed. Soli
Camper trailer customers’ money vanishes like Mirage
The Daily Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
fire damage in February 2014 in which a number a trailers were destroyed. Solicitor Robert Vise, who represented the Office of Fair Trading, said the eight customers paid a total of $317,939.61 for camper trailers they did not receive. They... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Camper trailer customers’ money vanishes like Miragefire damage in February 2014 in which a number a trailers were destroyed. Soli
Camper trailer customers’ money vanishes like Mirage
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
fire damage in February 2014 in which a number a trailers were destroyed. Solicitor Robert Vise, who represented the Office of Fair Trading, said the eight customers paid a total of $317,939.61 for camper trailers they did not receive. They... Read more
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Mississauga News
Ontario should probe fast cash outlets: Wellsthat other jurisdictions conducted rigorous examinations of the short-term lend
Ontario should probe fast cash outlets: Wells
Mississauga News / Posted 27 days ago
that other jurisdictions conducted rigorous examinations of the short-term lending sector. In February, 2012, the U.K.’s Office of Fair Trading launched what it called an extensive review of payday-type lenders, including on-site inspections of... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Ontario should probe fast cash outlets: Wellsthat other jurisdictions conducted rigorous examinations of the short-term lend
Ontario should probe fast cash outlets: Wells
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 28 days ago
that other jurisdictions conducted rigorous examinations of the short-term lending sector. In February, 2012, the U.K.’s Office of Fair Trading launched what it called an extensive review of payday-type lenders, including on-site inspections of... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
FCA under fire over advisers’ £74m regulatory billchanges to accountability rules and the mortgage credit directive. Consumer cr
FCA under fire over advisers’ £74m regulatory bill
Money Marketing Online / Posted 29 days ago
changes to accountability rules and the mortgage credit directive. Consumer credit previously fell under the remit of the Office of Fair Trading, and Combined Financial Strategies planner Jonothan McColgan questions the need to raise further... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Don’t clear the clearersAT THE peak of the financial crisis, in 2008, the Office of Fair Trading object
Don’t clear the clearers
Namibia Economist / Posted 1 months ago
AT THE peak of the financial crisis, in 2008, the Office of Fair Trading objected to a merger between Lloyds TSB and HBOS, two big British banks, saying that competition would suffer. The finding was overruled by the British government (on advice... Read more

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