KCC have received reports of consumers being approached by fraudsters claiming to work for the drainage company Dyno-Rod.
One consumer was asked to pay £7,800 upfront for equipment hire to support his drains. He later telephoned Dyno-Rod for an update only to be informed that he had been a victim of fraud.
- Wear distinctive uniforms in orange/brown
- Drive highly visible dayglow orange vans
- Carry ID that can be verified on a national phone number
- Never ask for cash up-front or solicit for work at the doorstep
For a list of Kent County Council approved traders visit Checkatrade
Report rogue traders to KCC as soon as you see them.