Unfortunately not everyone who calls at your door may be who they say they are - so you should always be on your guard.
Doorstep crime is when someone comes to your door with the aim of scamming you out of your money or tries to get access to your home to steal items from inside.
While there are many legitimate tradespeople and officials, it’s wise to always be vigilant when you answer your door to someone you don’t know.
Criminals who commit doorstep crime can be pushy and persuasive, or appear to be kind and caring and it can be very easy to fall victim. It’s especially important to be vigilant and aware if you live on your own.
National Trading Standards: 0345 404 05 06
Age Cymru: 0800 169 20 81
Welsh Water: 0800 521 01 30
Wales & West Utilities: 0800 912 29 99
Western Power Distribution: 0800 096 30 80
Connect Gwent, Victims Hub: 0300 123 21 33