Rogue traders are often portrayed as aggressive and unpleasant (and they often are). However, not all work like this, according to Halton Borough Council’s Trading Standards investigators.

Halton’s friends at Essex Trading Standards produced this video highlighting how some Rogue Traders use charm and being friendly & helpful to manipulate consumers.

If you do require assistance from the Police, please contact Cheshire Police by calling 101.

If you or somebody you know has been caught out by a fraud please contact one of our specialist officers, Linda or Sue on 0151 511 8785 or 0151 511 8775, who are already working with people in Halton who have lost thousands of pounds to scams.