There has been a report that a 93 year old Solihull resident was taken to the cash point by roofers to withdraw £3,500. The resident fogot their PIN number when they got to the bank and thankfully no money was handed over.
This is a very common tactic of rogue traders. They do not want to wait to get their hands on their ill gotten cash. It is not rare for a conman to go into a bank with a victim and make sure their victim is withdrawing money. One vulnerable elderly lady we recently helped was persuaded to make a long bus journey EVERY day for almost two weeks to satisfy the criminals insatiable demands for cash. Needless to say they did NO work for her and pocketed £20,000 in cash while they sat around doing absolutely nothing.
Vulnerable victims are often completely trusting and very confused. Their infirmities will be seized upon by criminals and exploited in every possible way. These conmen seem to have NO morals or pity whatsoever for their targets.
Help us stop these despicable crimes. If you suspect rogue trader activity is taking place in Solihull please call us on 03454 04 05 06.