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Rogue trader warning in Dereham

PUBLISHED: 15:17 01 July 2009 | UPDATED: 15:17 07 July 2010

Emma Knights

People in Dereham are being warned by police about rogue traders operating in the area.

This follows a resident of Mary Unwin Close being called by somebody claiming to be from a digital TV company just before 4pm on Tuesday.

People in Dereham are being warned by police about rogue traders operating in the area.

This follows a resident of Mary Unwin Close being called by somebody claiming to be from a digital TV company just before 4pm on Tuesday.

The caller became verbally aggressive when the resident refused to give bank card details and police believe this was not a genuine call.

If you were contacted in a similar and suspicious manner or have knowledge of a similar incident then contact Operation Radar on 0845 4564567 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Anyone experiencing problems with traders, or needing further advice, should call the national consumer helpline Consumer Direct on 08454 040506.


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