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Door to door con man in HOP
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Posts: 128
Joined: May 2010
Post: #1
28-12-2012 10:01 PM

Hi all,

Beware my pregnant wife (week 39) answered the door today and a man (white, 40's, brown hair and hat) offered to remove some rubbish from our front yard for 10.

My wife who could not wait for me to clear it tomorrow (pregnancy hormones) so paid the guy 10 once he had cleared it however he actually dumped all the stuff in our neighbours gardens.

Noticed on my way home from work.

Not happy to say the least so now i have to go neighbourhood cleaning in conjunction with my trip to the recycling centre.

Be on the watch out for this guy.

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Posts: 50
Joined: Jul 2008
Post: #2
30-12-2012 08:51 PM

Sorry to hear you were 'had'.

We were caught in the summer. He was totally credible and said his van was around the corner. I said OK and after two minutes he came back and asked for the money. Simple. I only spotted the next morning that he had dumped our rubbish twenty meters around the corner!

Grrrrr. Mad

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Posts: 13
Joined: Nov 2011
Post: #3
16-01-2013 06:39 PM

Had a knock at the door about 7pm last night a man kindly letting me know he will take away my Christmas tree (which we are drying out in front garden for the wood burner!) for just a couple of pounds! I could see no sign of a van so sounds like the same guy. Needless to say I declined.

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