Man charged with rogue trader offences

A 55-year-old man has been charged with six offences related to rogue trading.

Alan Fitzgerald, of Raunds, has been charged with five counts of fraud by false representation and one count of breaching his criminal behaviour order.

The charges relate to incidents in February and March this year in which Fitzgerald is alleged to have carried out rogue trading in the East Northants and Wellingborough areas of Northamptonshire.

Neighbourhood Policing Sergeant – Gina Frisby-O’Connor, said: “These charges were secured as a result of some great teamwork between Neighbourhood Policing, the Fraud Team and Trading Standards.”

Fitzgerald appeared at Northampton Magistrates’ Court this morning (March 31) and was remanded into custody ahead of his next appearance on April 24, 2022.

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