Article created : 17/04/2009
Gutter Clearance Scam
Warning not to get involved with this company if a flyer is received.
Paul Harvey at Essex Trading Standards is trying to locate and track down a Gutter Clearing company and would be grateful to hear from you if you have received a flyer from them. It appears that the flyers are being delivered in Wickford, Brentwood, Great Baddow and maybe local to us.
These do not look like standard flyers, they look like a 9" x 4" standard business complement slips and in what looks like normal handwriting a message which states,
' We are working nearby clearing out gutters and wondered if you would like yours cleared as we are in the area.'
It then gives a Mobile telephone number and an address London and that some maybe delivered with other flyers.
You are advised not to get involved
If you can assist, please contact Paul direct.
Essex County Council | telephone: 01245 341965
mobile: 07920 467027 | email: firstname.lastname@example.org