Warnings issued about a ‘Deaf and Dumb’ bogus charity collector knocking on doors in Trafford

Trafford Trading Standards are warning people to be on the look out for a fake charity collector.

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The woman who cliams to be from a deaf and dumb charity has already stolen a purse from someone here in Trafford after being let into a house, she asked for a drink the victim went to get her one as she was doing that the fake charity collector went through her handbag and then stole her purse.

The fake charity collector is described as being white, around 5ft 4ins tall and has fair hair, she is in her 20’s or 30’s.

Bogus callers may be men, women or even children. Never let strangers into your home unless they have an appointment and even then, try to have someone with you.

Please share this information with friends, relatives and neighbours and look after the more vulnerable among us. To report suspicious callers call GMP on 101 or in an emergency dial 999

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