Cumbria County Council's Trading Standards has been taking action to target rogue traders.
Operation Rogue Trader is part of a week-long national enforcement and awareness initiative.
Operation Rogue Trader says:
- Rogue traders most commonly offer building maintenance and repair work
- Rogue traders target the vulnerable and elderly
- They charge excessive fees for the work
- Work that is carried out is either sub-standard or not carried out at all
If you have any suspicions at all about rogue traders call Cumbria Police on 101.