Alert over fake food inspector
A fake food inspector demanding money for re-inspections is doing the rounds in Mid Wales.
Reports have been made of a male scammer going around businesses in Powys claiming to work for trading standards.
The fraudster has been going around and trying to claim money for re-inspections.
Reports have been made to Powys County Council's Environmental Health Service, which has issued a warning saying it is a scam.
In a post on Twitter, the service said: "We're hearing reports of a man claiming to work for the FSA visiting food businesses and demanding money for a re-inspection, as failure to pay will result in a fine. THIS IS A SCAM!!
"If this happens, call us on 01597 827467 or tweet or firstname.lastname@example.org"