We have received reports of bogus collectors claiming to work for the Armed Forces charity, formerly known as Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA), In the Dover and Folkestone area.

SSAFA does not conduct door to door collections.

NEVER agree to work or pay cash to someone you have just met on your doorstep.

If you feel afraid or threatened by a doorstep caller, phone 999. For non-urgent calls, phone Kent Police 101.

If someone knocks on your door claiming to work for SSAFA, report it to SSAFA directly on 01622 792363.

Have you fallen victim to a doorstep criminal? Report it to us.