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Vehicle buyer lost $39k to social media scammer

Premium Content Vehicle buyer lost $39k to social media scammer

This year more than 250 people in Queensland have reported vehicle scams to...

‘Grey nomads’ win payout from failed camper firm

Premium Content ‘Grey nomads’ win payout from failed camper firm

‘Grey nomads’ win payout from failed business

WARNING: This dodgy fencer is targeting the Wide Bay area

Premium Content WARNING: This dodgy fencer is targeting the Wide Bay area

The serial building shonk has previously operated on the Gold Coast and in NSW.

Coast dealer caught lying about age of vehicles

Premium Content Coast dealer caught lying about age of vehicles

A licenced Gold Coast motor dealer has been hit with a hefty fine

Gympie businessman ripped woman off more than $50k

Premium Content Gympie businessman ripped woman off more than $50k

Magistrate says deterrence loomed large in sentencing Peter John Murray for the...

Broken hearts, empty wallets left in romance scams

Premium Content Broken hearts, empty wallets left in romance scams

Rorts, not roses, could be your Valentines’s Day gift

$8m returned to Qld consumers after complaints

Premium Content $8m returned to Qld consumers after complaints

Qld consumers have $8m returned to them by Office of Fair Trading

Warning: Do not hire this man to build your fence

Premium Content Warning: Do not hire this man to build your fence

Fair Trading warns against fence contractor Matthew Geoffrey Rixon.

Motorhome company leaves $4 million debt trail

Premium Content Motorhome company leaves $4 million debt trail

The Motorhome Conversion Company in Fair Trading spotlight.

Tradies warn about shoddy home renos costing us big bucks

Premium Content Tradies warn about shoddy home renos costing us big bucks

Shoddy renovations costing Australian homeowners $3.5b a year

Tradies that get the most complaints revealed

Premium Content Tradies that get the most complaints revealed

Warning over cheap sparkies in wake of complaints to Fair Trading

Coast DJ saved as Fair Trading claws back replacement decks

Premium Content Coast DJ saved as Fair Trading claws back replacement decks

Office of Fair Trading tackles more than 1100 local complaints

QLD tradie cops $250,000 penalty for unfinished jobs

Premium Content QLD tradie cops $250,000 penalty for unfinished jobs

A Gold Coast tradie has been fined in court

Disqualified car dealer busted selling caravans

Premium Content Disqualified car dealer busted selling caravans

He started working in CQ just a month after his disqualification

Gympie student wins award from Office of Fair Trading

Premium Content Gympie student wins award from Office of Fair Trading

Gympie student shows her creativity to win state award

Crackdown on real estate agents

Premium Content Crackdown on real estate agents

More than 50 Qld real estate agents had to show their rent rolls

Coast residents win back $700,000 after bad deal complaints

Coast residents win back $700,000 after bad deal complaints

The most complained about industries on the Sunshine Coast

Man fined for failing to supply goods customers paid for

Man fined for failing to supply goods customers paid for

A man has been fined for failing to supply goods customers paid for

Funeral plans and insurance to face scrutiny

Funeral plans and insurance to face scrutiny

Complaints can be made to OFT

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