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Rogue Trader Alert – Doorstep Cold Caller offering to ‘collect scrap’ – 05 September 2018

Norfolk Trading Standards are warning residents to be on their guard after receiving reports of a male being seen going into gardens in the Costessey area.

When challenged by a resident the male claimed he was looking to ‘collect scrap’. The male was seen to return to a white Renault van.

Trading Standards advises NEVER deal with cold callers looking to buy or sell items on the doorstep.

Anyone concerned about possible rogue trader activity in Norfolk can contact Trading Standards through our partners the Citizens Advice consumer on 03454 04 05 06 or to Norfolk Police on 101 or if you believe there is an immediate threat to security or safety on 999.

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