Residents are also encouraged to call a neighbour or police if they have concerns about a cold caller
I have been using this method for more than 12 months and so far not one cold caller
has left a message - not one
The woman's family reported the fish seller to Northumbria Police after discovering the cold caller
had filled in the cheque details himself.
A cold caller
is anyone who you don't know who calls at your door unannounced.
In Styvechale, someone employed a cold caller
to clean their driveway but later found some damage had been caused to their property.
Stickers are put up in doors and windows and there are also street signs saying No Cold Caller
A SALESMAN sold a vulnerable woman of 81 two doors for PS5,743 after she told a cold caller
she had a faulty handle.
A COLD caller
targeted a pensioner and made-off with jewellery.
When you receive a call ask the cold caller
to remove your information from their records.
The cold caller
was soon sweating buckets and begging to be let off the phone.
If residents open the door to a cold caller
they should record as many details about the caller as possible including car registration numbers and call police on 101 or Conwy Trading Standards on 01492 575220.
BT is Britain's worst-offending telephone cold caller
- making an astonishing 75MILLION sales pitches a year.