A member of the community has received a phone call from a male advising them that there is a mandatory requirement to fit a gas alarm and if they do not they could be fined £5000. The caller has gone on to state they could fit the alarm for £150.
Please be aware of any contact whether by phone, text, email or in person where someone threatens imminent action.
No legitimate company or firm would cold call making such a threat.
Do not give personal details including banking details to any cold callers.
For further information on how to keep yourself safe from cold callers please visit the Police Scotland website.
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Kirsty Neish (Police Scotland, Constable, Scottish Borders)
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