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Bogus callers

Keeping you safe in your home 

Our staff and contractors who carry out inspections and repairs should always display an identification card. 

Always ask to see this card before you let them in. The card will detail:

  • the company name
  • the person’s name
  • a photograph

If you have agreed a security password to be used prior to a person entering your home, please ask the person for this.

If they can’t show you a card or you have any other reason to be suspicious, do not let them in.

Doorstep Crime Initiative

The Doorstep Crime Initiative was launched by the Bogus Callers Task Force, in partnership with North Lanarkshire Council and Strathclyde Police for our tenants and homeowners.

Part of the initiative is the Bogus Caller Scheme.

The scheme has been set up to give both older and vulnerable tenants and homeowners - who have been the victims of bogus caller crime - the means to alert the police to bogus callers. It involves using an alarm unit installed in the home which connects to the alarm service call centre.

If you would like to report a suspected incident of Doorstep Crime, please contact your local police or Trading Standards office.

You can contact Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.

Page last updated:
06 Oct 2020

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