Scam - Bogus Trading Standards Officer Scam
Royal Greenwich Trading Standards are warning residents about a bogus Trading Standards Officer (TSO) incident in Lewisham.
On 27 July 2015 two women were going door-to-door in SE14, impersonating officers of trading standards.
Beware, this is a SCAM... Report it!
IF YOU SEE ANY ACTIVITY LIKE THIS AND ARE CONCERNED, PHONE THE POLICE ON 101.
To check if callers are genuine Royal Greenwich members of staff such as Trading Standards Officers, telephone the Royal Greenwich Council main switchboard number on 020 8854 8888 and ask to be put through to the department they are claiming they are from.
If you need to check outside normal office hours, telephone the Royal Greenwich Council Out Of Hours number on 020 8884 8888 with any details you have about the caller such as name given / what department they are claiming they are from.
REPORTING to Trading Standards
Protect others by reporting incidents like this to us as soon as they happen.
Who to contact
- 020 8921 8223
- Royal Greenwich Trading Standards
- Parent Organisation
- Royal Greenwich Trading Standards Rapid Response Team