Warning on bitumen bandits

FAIR Trading Deputy Commissioner Steve Griffin is warning consumers on the Far North Coast to beware of bitumen bandits offering to lay asphalt on driveways at cheap rates.

Mr Griffin said Fair Trading was investigating reports of itinerant traders attempting to scam locals at Bangalow and possibly Lennox Head with cheap bitumen-laying offers.

Mr Griffin urged residents to contact Fair Trading on 13 32 20 if they have been approached by bitumen bandits.



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