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Lincolnshire Trading Standards and Lincolnshire Police crack down on rogue traders

See on Scoop.it – Beat The Cowboy Builder Lincolnshire Trading Standards and Lincolnshire Police have teamed up for Operation Liberal. This week is National Operation Rogue Trader week which combines enforcement action with advice to residents on how to protect themselves. Rogue traders and pushy doorstep sellers con vulnerable people by overcharging, charging for unnecessary work, damaging property deliberately, leaving work unfinished and intimidating behaviour in order to extort money (e.g. taking a customer to an ATM for payment). This multi-agency approach saw [...]

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