con artists

September 2016

Warning to beware summer’s seasonal scammers

2016-09-08T15:38:29+01:00 September 8th, 2016|Recent news|

Residents across the borough are being warned to be especially vigilant as the council’s trading standards team is currently receiving daily reports of doorstep crime.

In a joint effort with local police, the team is underlining previous messages […]

July 2016

Deterring the dodgy doorstep dealers

2016-07-22T15:14:07+01:00 July 22nd, 2016|Recent news|

Appearing friendly, polite and trustworthy is one of the key weapons in the doorstep scammer’s arsenal, and is used to ruthlessly part their unsuspecting victim from as much cash as they can.

As Scams Awareness Month winds up, […]