Businesses warned over charity scammer operating in Rugby

The man claimed to be working for a lung cancer charity,
The man claimed to be working for a lung cancer charity,

Warwickshire County Council is warning businesses in the Rugby area to be wary after receiving reports of a potential scammer posing as a charity worker in the town.

A council spokesperson said: “Warwickshire Trading Standards has been alerted by local businesses in Rugby to a man going from business to business claiming to be from Warwickshire County Council collecting money for a lung cancer charity.

“He was on foot and carrying a bag with money in it.

“Warwickshire County Council are unaware of any such collection and warn businesses to be on their guard.”