Trading Standards Alert – Scams & Doorstep Crime

Sometimes criminals impersonate Trading Standards Officers to carry out fraud or facilitate a scam.

We would never ask you for money, ask you to draw money out, or ask you for your PIN.

If you need to check the identity of a Trading Standards Officer – please call Croydon Trading Standards on 020 8407 1311.

If you have actually been the victim of a scam and need help, or you require consumer advice, please call the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline 0808 223 1133. Please remember to report any scam to Action Fraud 0300 123 2040.