Cold callers will target their victims who are often vulnerable
Residents who encounter rogue traders are being urged to contact the police, before taking to social media.
The Office of Fair Trading has issued a warning, not to trust anything cold callers say.
Rogue traders will turn up unannounced and will attempt to aggressively persuade their victim into employing them to allegedly 'fix' part of their property.
Head of the OFT John Peet says quite often, there's nothing that needs repairing anyway: