The inhabitants of Quimper are called upon to be vigilant.
The town hall has indeed reported the presence of false direct sellers.
Several individuals have reportedly been victims of theft in and around the town, reports
"An individual comes to the homes of the elderly to sell them a calendar, breaks into the homes and, taking advantage of a moment of distraction, steals money from their wallet," says the town hall on his site.
The municipality wishes to attract the attention of residents to avoid such a mishap.
Tips for avoiding scams
In case of doubt, it is recommended to ask for the professional card of the person coming to canvass.
In addition, even if the pressure can sometimes be strong, it is preferable to take the time to think before signing an order, in particular to compare several quotes.
Note that there is a period of fourteen days to cancel an order.
This caution must be exercised in the event of door-to-door sales but also by telephone.
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