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
- 020 8921 8223
- Parent Organisation
- Royal Greenwich Trading Standards Rapid Response Team