Don’t be conned
PEOPLE are reportedly operating a scam in the Southern Downs region and residents are warned to be vigilant.
The scammer will seek a deposit to undertake concreting or bitumen work, and then are not seen again. Those involved say they work for a company which operates out of Brisbane. Typically scammers of this kind prey on the elderly and vulnerable, so please keep an eye on friends or family members who may be targeted.
Be aware and only deal with registered businesses that have an ABN. Police are also aware of this scam.
You can find out more information about making complaints about scams from Fair Trading.