Norfolk security alarm scam warning

Watchdogs in Norfolk have warned people not to fall for a security alarm scam.

Trading Standards officers at Norfolk County Council have been contacted by several people in the county who have reported cold calling by a company.

The company offers to sell them a security alarm for just �1.

But Trading Standards officers warn that the maintenance contract for that alarm is likely to be very expensive and that if a deal appeared to be too good to be true, it almost always is.

To report scams or to get more advice call the Consumer Direct Helpline on 08454 040506 or visit www.consumerdirect.gov.uk


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