Scam operating in SW9 area 26 Sep 16:02

Lambeth Borough Officers are warning the public against buying goods from strangers approaching them in the street.


We have received several reports of members of the public being approached in Brixton town centre, by men claiming to be selling goods as they are emigrating abroad.


The victims are shown the goods, most recently a laptop and have handed over cash only to return home to find that the laptop case is empty or weighed down with bottles of water.


If an offer seems too good to be true, it probably is. Always question it.