Villages among those vulnerable
A VILLAGE has been marked as one of the most vulnerable areas in the county for rogue traders.
Victims in Chalfont St Peter have been duped of nearly £50,000 this year, with 18 scam cases reported to Trading Standards.
There have been half the number of cases reported in Amersham however more than £400,000 has been involved in the incidents there.
About £574,000 has been involved in reported incidents in South Bucks so far this year. In Chalfont St Peter, Neighbourhood Watch schemes such as the one in Monument Lane have been set up to ward off the criminals. Amersham: nine = £404,100 Ballinger: two cases = £14,320 Beaconsfield: four = £10,000 Burnham: four = £14,180 Chalfont St. Giles: five = £9,740 Chalfont St. Peter: 18 = £47,495 Chesham: 14 = £10,860 Chesham Bois: six = £2,491 Denham: two = £3000 Denham Green: one = £0 Farnham Common: two = £1200 Gerrards Cross: three = £5,480 Iver: three = £0 Iver Heath: four = £11,300 Little Chalfont: six = £650 New Denham: one = £9,000 South Heath: one = £88 Stoke Poges: one = £0 Winchmore Hill: one = £100