Bitumen Bandits Spotted Again In The Adelaide Hills

October 4, 2023 5:04 pm in by

Police are once again urging local residents to stay vigilant, as dodgy bitumen salesmen have been spotted once more doing the rounds.

Hills Fleurieu Police received a report of people going door-to-door in Hahndorf last week, prompting authorities to remind locals to ask for identification and credentials of anyone approaching their houses to offer work.

Previous instances of this scam have seen homeowners agree to low prices upfront, before substandard work and delayed timelines cause the price to increase dramatically.

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Police urge anyone being offered suspicious or ‘too good to be true’ door-to-door construction offers to make appropriate enquiries with Consumer and Business Affairs or contact police.