New campaign urges used car buyers to ‘check it, don’t regret it.’

04 November 2013

Trading Standards Service is steering consumers in Northern Ireland in the right direction when it comes to buying a used car.

Immigration offenders arrested in Northern Ireland

24 October 2013

A Newcastle Co Down restaurant is facing a heavy financial penalty for employing a suspected illegal worker. 

Illegal Working Raids

26 September 2013

An illegal working operation is being carried out by Home Office Criminal Investigation and Immigration Enforcement teams at nineteen locations across Northern Ireland today (Tuesday 24 September).


06 September 2013

Seven immigration offenders have been caught following raids by Home Office Enforcement officers carrying out checks on staff at restaurants and takeaways across Northern Ireland. 

Counterfeit Alcohol raises concerns.

26 July 2013

Almost 2,500 litres of suspected illicit alcohol have been seized after the discovery of an alcohol bottling plant by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in Co Armagh yesterday.

Two arrested in Immigration Raids

26 July 2013

Two immigration offenders have been caught working illegally at businesses in Co Armagh and Co Down.


19 July 2013

Two immigration offenders have been caught working illegally at Co Armagh restaurants.

"Organised Crime - it's closer than you think"

26 June 2013

Justice Minister David Ford has called on the public to think if their actions support organised crime and urged them not to fund criminality. 

Man Jailed For Sham Marriage Plot

24 May 2013

A Pakistani man has been sentenced for attempting to cheat UK immigration rules by staging a sham marriage. 

Lorry Driver Jailed For Cannabis Smuggling Attempt

22 May 2013

A 48-year-old man from Newry, County Down has been jailed for three years after pleading guilty to attempting to smuggle approximately 107 kilos of cannabis resin into the UK.