Kent County Council (KCC) Trading Standards have advised that a local elderly resident has been targeted by bogus council officials into paying £4,000 for urgent home repairs.
Here's what happened:-
- Cold called by two men claiming to be from Swale Borough Council
- Told occupant that they needed urgent repairs to be carried out on their house
- The work would cost £4,000 but that they would be able to claim the money back
If this happens to you here's what to do: