cold callers

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Scam Warning: Cold callers operating in the Borough
Halton Trading Standards wishes to warn consumers that rogue traders are operating within the Borough. Resident’s properties have been cold called by traders stating they have come to carry out maintenance on the consumers stair lift. The traders have subsequently become aggressive, when they were asked to leave.
Halton Trading Standards advice is never to deal with cold callers, if you do need work carrying out, try to get written quotes from at least three different contractors before you decide on one.
If you think you have been caught out by a rogue trader, please contact the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline who will forward your details to Trading Standards.
 
If you or somebody you know has been caught out by a scam or fraud please contact one of our specialist officers, Linda or Sue on 0151 511 8785 or 0151 511 8775, who are already working with people in Halton who have lost thousands of pounds to scams.
If you need advice on anything else please contact the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline  or 0808 223 1133

Kind regards
PCSO 21122 Maggie Sumner
 
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Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)

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