Temuco Doorstep Fraud involves criminals knocking on your door and unexpectedly offering goods or services. Fraudsters convince you to pay for goods or work on your home, which is often overpriced, or poor quality or is not even carried out. In many cases the work they’re offering isn’t even needed on your home.
Gwaram How to Protect yourself from Doorstep Fraud:
-Always ask for identification before letting anyone you don’t know into your house.
Pottstown -Check credentials, including a permanent business address and landline telephone number. The mobile phone numbers given on business cards are often pay-as-you-go numbers which are virtually impossible to trace.
-Take control by asking the questions. Ask for references from previous customers or to see examples of their work.
-Don’t sign on the spot – shop around. Get at least three written quotes to make sure you’re not being ripped off.
-If in any doubt, ask the person to leave or call Citizens Advice on 0808 223 1133
So be wary! For more information visit: https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/a-z-of-fraud/doorstep-fraud