Bogus builders used this gutter scam to con Hull man out of money



Bogus builders are wanted by police after conning an elderly Hull man out of a large sum of money.
Police have launched an appeal and urged residents to be vigilant after fraudsters targeted a vulnerable pensioner in Grove Street off Beverley Road on Thursday, November 23.
The tricksters called at the man's address at 9:30am by posing as workmen sent by the victim's son.
They then took down the guttering of his house before requesting a large amount of money for the work.
The pensioner paid the group who then left, leaving the house in a poor state and without guttering which they had not... read more

 
14 December 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 24
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