Watch out for fake tradies

Fake tradies recently scammed a Beaumaris pensioner out of $30,000. These dodgy tradies (also known as travelling con men) offer to do maintenance work then disappear leaving unfinished or substandard work. They target vulnerable Victorians, people from CALD backgrounds, or older people who may live alone. We’re asking for your help in spreading awareness of fake tradies through your channels. Visit Consumer Affairs Victoria’s website for tips on fake tradies tactics:

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