Tree lopper scammer knocking on doors of elderly homeowners

POLICE have issued a warning to Fraser Coast residents to beware of shonky tradespeople with a suspected scammer on the loose.

A police spokesman said a man had been knocking on the doors of elderly homeowners offering to chop trees down cheaply for instant payment.

The man has been handing out business cards but the enterprise is not registered and it is believed the man is a scammer.

People are advised to ask for a written quote and research the business before agreeing to any works.



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