Peddlers rattle Pilbara community

ABC Radio National’s The World Today program reports on sales of first aid kits to remote indigenous communities in the Pilbara region of Western Australia in November 2011. (Peddlers rattle Pilbara community, The World Today, 10 November 2011).

TV programs investigate door-to-door sales

Australia’s two major current affairs programs, Channel Nine’s A Current Affair and Channel Seven’s Today Tonight, have both recently investigated the practices of door-to-door salespeople. These links will take you to the video of each program: Power scams revealed (Today Tonight, Channel Seven, 5 August 2011) Power School (A Current Affair, Channel Nine, 10 August 2011) And

Eastern suburbs scammers on the move

Door-to-door salespeople offering building and handyman services can be scammers in disguise. This article from Victoria shows why you should always use a licenced professional and ask for a written quote (Eastern suburbs scammers on the move, Whitehorse Leader, 16 March 2011)