The GGF received information of the scam from a Trading Standards Officer at the recent Chartered Trading Standards Institute Conference in Bournemouth.
Nigel Rees, GGF Group Chief Executive commented:
To make the public aware of this scam and to try and prevent homeowners being duped, we will be issuing a statement to the mainstream media, Trading Standards and Action Fraud, stating that; the GGF neither operates nor funds any such scrappage scheme.
We also urge anyone who has been a victim of a scam or has experienced scam callers to report them directly to Action Fraud.
The GGF has urged all companies to report any frauds in the industry by contacting Action Fraud UK – the UK’s national fraud and crime reporting centre.
Action Fraud UK can be contacted on 0300 123 2040 or via its online reporting tool
The Glass and Glazing Federation
40 Rushworth Street
t: 0207 939 9101
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