Doorstep criminals claim to be Trading Standards Officers

We have received reports of doorstep criminals knocking on doors in Deal claiming to be Trading Standards Officers.

The criminals claim to be carrying out surveys on behalf of Kent police.

Trading Standards do not carry out surveys for Kent Police or any other organisations.

If you are unsure about the person’s identity, phone 03000 412020 (not the number on their ID card).

For advice or to report these criminals, contact the Citizens Advice Consumer Service 03454 04 05 06.
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For advice and to report issues to KCC Trading Standards contact
Citizens Advice consumer service on 03454 04 05 06. Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.