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Scam: Bogus Charity Cold Callers

Royal Greenwich Trading Standards are warning residents to be aware of charity collectors currently operating in the Borough.

Men have been seen in the Borough knocking on doors and claiming to be collecting money for charity, these men don’t carry any Charity identification on them. They are also asking for cash.

ALWAYS ask to see official Identification if you are thinking of giving money to a cold caller collecting for charity.

Ensure you know who you are dealing with, if you are unsure don’t answer the door.

If you come across anyone claiming to be cold calling for charity and they can’t provide I.D. please contact the police.

SAY NO to uninvited callers
 SAY NO to cash payments
 SAY NO to unnecessary repairs
 SAY NO politely but firmly



Who to contact

Parent Organisation
Royal Greenwich Trading Standards Rapid Response Team