Hoteliers and owners of guest houses and B&Bs in Deeside and Donside are being warned by police about a lone female traveller who is carrying out a series of frauds in the area.
The woman is described as being in her mid to late 20s, with long dark hair and a strong English accent. She is booking into accommodation using false names, e-mail addresses and credit card details and has built up large bills in the accommodation for food etc, before leaving earlier than expected.
It is believed she may travel into the Northern Constabulary area and police are keen to trace her. Contact Grampian Police on 0845 600 5700 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 with information.