It is that time of the year when door-to-door salesperson in the local neighborhood most often looking to scam residents from their hard earned cash.
Many mayors and local police chiefs have warned local residents to be extra careful when dealing with solicitor many of which are con artists and we are not talking about the local girl scout selling five dollars cookies and chocolate.
Often these door-to-door solicitor scam are college kids or adults using high pressure tactics to seal the deal but the problem is the consumers will most likely lose more money. There are many scams out there since the new regulatory in many states using the no call list, more companies are using door to door independent energy sales agent to increase profit.
These are huge network, a lot of them are fraudulent sales organizations dropping off their independent sales agent from their vans. Selling everything from magazines to cleaning supplies. Legitimate vendor will have permits issued by the metro government, if they have one it means the city have checked them out and they have performed background checks.
However, that does not mean you should let your guard down.