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Oxford residents warned about cold callers selling solar panels
7:10am Wednesday 27th February 2013 in News
Elderly and vulnerable residents in Oxford are being warned about aggressive cold callers selling solar panels.
Residents have been sold panels that are not approved and told they can get money back from selling excess electricity to the grid.
Oxfordshire Trading Standards Doorstep Crime Team says aggressive sales tactics are being used.
It says some people have been escorted to the bank to obtain funds to pay for the panels.
The company has been reported operating in Headington and other areas around Oxfordshire.
People who have been the victim of cold callers should contact the Trading Standards Doorstep Crime Team on 0845 051 0845 or email them at trading.standards@oxfordshire. gov.uk