Rogue Trader Alert

Alert message sent 31/01/2019 14:35:00

Information sent on behalf of Derbyshire Constabulary

We have had several calls of Rogue Traders in and around your area. Please look at the bellow advice to prevent yourself becoming a victim:

What should I look out for?
- May say they are in the area and have spotted a problem with your house
- May claim to have materials left over from another job
- May try to pressurize you to buy goods on the spot
- May offer to drive you to a bank to withdraw money

Tips to keeping safe
- If you are not sure don't answer the door
- Check the identity by phoning up the company they claim they work for
- Ask a neighbor to come round before you answer the door
- Tell them to come back when someone else will be there
- Keep doors and windows lock

Always be aware of people who turn up unannounced, most genuine callers will have a pre-arranged appointment.

If you would like any more information on this please reply to the alert.

Message sent by
Harriet Dunn (Police,PCSO,Swadlincote, South Derbyshire, Mercia)

Message tag words

Back to previous page
Click here to tweet this message to your followers

Discuss this alert message

Please see terms below before using this feature
Please be aware that the facility above is a Facebook service, posting your views will make some of your Facebook information visible to everyone (as with any Facebook activity).

The system administrators (VISAV Limited) monitor the content added. Any misuse or objectionable material should be reported to

The views expressed do not represent the views of the system administrators who are VISAV Limited, the Police, Neighbourhood Watch and other Information Provider using this service.
Derbyshire Prepared
Neighbourhood Watch
National Business Crime Forum
System powered by Neighbourhood Alert