Watertown, Massachusetts, has fallen victim to an alleged landscaping scam hitting homeowners.
Police responded to a residence after the homeowner reported someone had broken into the home, according to Wicked Local Waterown.
The resident explained that an individual knocked on the door and stated they were doing tree trimming for a next door neighbor and wanted to show them the work.
When the resident returned, $250 and some jewelry had been reported missing.
Tips for Landscapers:
– Always remember to show credentials and confirm employment at door
– Don’t ask to enter the client’s home
– Always look for “No Solicitation” signs
– Know the laws in your area as far as soliciting door-to-door