Warning after scam workers demand £2,500 from Ashby man for cleaning his gutters
VULNERABLE residents in North Lincolnshire are being urged to be on their guard following reports of cold callers operating in the area.
Humberside Police said one man in the Ashby area reported being approached by a group of four men, who offered to clean his guttering and fascias for £120.
He agreed, but on completing the work the men demanded more than £2,500, returning the following day to collect the money.
The man did not comply with their demands and four men were later arrested on suspicion of fraud by misrepresentation.
Two have been unconditionally released and two - aged 22 and... read more
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