Posted: Fri 25th Mar 2016

Trading Standards Warn Of ‘Bogus’ Council Officer Reports

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Friday, Mar 25th, 2016

The council’s Trading Standards team have been made aware of a number of instances where people claiming to be council workers have called at addresses in the county borough. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

In the first instance, the person claimed to be there to ‘cut down a tree’ and in the second, the person claimed to be there to ‘measure up for a new bathroom’. Council workers carry official council ID and where possible will have arranged the visit beforehand. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Please contact Trading Standards on 01495 235 291 or report any concerns or call Gwent Police on 101. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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