Trading standards stopped more than 20 million illegal and potentially dangerous cigarettes, toys, electricals and cosmetics reaching consumers over the past year, it has said.
An unassuming office in Inverness's Harbour Road is home to a nationally-important nerve centre dedicated to tackling online crime.
In the first of a series looking at the work of Highland trading standards, Susy Macaulay goes out with officers to watch a young volunteers test-purchasing the sale of fireworks.
A call-blocking device which is saving consumers, NHS and social work thousands of pounds has been hailed a "gamechanger" by trading standards officers.
Residents of Moray have been urged to be vigilant of rogue traders offering to resurface driveways.
Unlicensed car dealers across the north and north-east have been the target of a crackdown by Trading Standards officers.
A man has been fined for selling fake cigarettes outside an Aberdeen pub.
Householders across the north are being told to be “on guard” and reject cold-calling home energy traders on the doorstep.
Six people have been detained following a string of visits to Highland premises carried out by immigration officers.
A new consumer service has joined forces with Highland Council Trading Standards to challenge unfair and hidden delivery charges.
Trading standards teams are warning of a sophisticated phone scam targeting people in the Highlands.
A warning has been issued to residents in Shetland following reports of rogue traders.
Aberdeen council bosses authorised three undercover operations in three months this year to crack down on counterfeit goods and disabled driving fraud.
More than £1,000 of dangerous goods seized from doorstep sellers visiting the Western Isles over the last year have been destroyed.
Sniffer dogs have helped uncover thousands of pounds worth of illicit tobacco and cigarettes in Moray.
An Aberdeen sofa store has been fined for misleading customers about its sale prices.
Fraudsters tricked an elderly Aberdeen woman out of £4,000 in an “atrocious scam”.
A man has been arrested after reports of "bogus workmen" in Fort William.
Trading standards officers in Shetland have issued a warning after the islands have been hit by another wave of scam bank calls.
Aberdonians have been warned to look out for a potential scam where salesmen were claiming to be carrying out work on behalf of the council.
Two specially-trained, four-legged detectives have helped Highland Council to seize thousands of illicit cigarettes.
Two specially trained dogs were sent to sniff out the scent of illegal tobacco sales in Moray over the weekend.
An offshore worker who planned to sell fake watches to his colleagues was apprehended mere minutes before boarding a helicopter to his North Sea platform.
Thousands of illicit cigarettes have been uncovered by trading standards officers in Aberdeen with a little help from two specially-trained, four-legged detectives.
More than £70,000 worth of dangerous phone chargers and travel adapters have been seized in Aberdeen.
Two bogus traders who terrorised Moray customers will have to wait another month to learn their fate after an address mix-up delayed sentencing at Elgin Sheriff Court.
A tradesman who “preyed” on vulnerable pensioners to scam them out of nearly £30,000 has been jailed.
Online retail giant eBay has pledged to take action to clamp down on “absurd and excessive” surcharges on goods delivered to the north of Scotland.
Action has been taken against retailers in Moray after large numbers were found to be selling potentially harmful vaping products to children.
One in four Inverness retailers failed to refuse to sell cigarettes to an underage volunteer during a recent test.
Campaigners against unfair delivery charges have hailed threats of legal action against offenders by the advertising watchdog as a victory - but called for further action to follow.
Highland Council Trading standards are urging residents to be vigilant to prevent them falling victim to a new telephone scam.