London Borough of Bromley Trading Standards have received intelligence relating to an individual, who gives his name as RICHARD GREEN (aka Richard Green Larry) cold calling residents and claiming to be from Trading Standards.
His MO is to cold call residents claiming that work needs doing on their roof. Intelligence also suggests that he is using the name AQUASHIELD and says that he is ‘investigating’ the company who had carried out previous work to the consumer’s property.
It has been reported that he may be working with two other suspects posing as builders
One description gives Green as an – IC1male – 40 to 50 yrs (possibly 60) – medium build – short – shaved head – tanned – wearing a black plastic/leather jacket. He wears an ID card on lanyard around neck possibly with a blue edge.
L B Croydon has reported that two victims in their area have lost £800 and £2000 respectively to this individual.
We are also aware of a previous incident in Havering and a couple of incidences have been reported recently in Surrey .