Door-to-door sales are knocking - and pushing

Oregon attorney general offers warning, tips

By KTVZ.COM news sources
POSTED: 11:21 AM PDT April 22, 2013    UPDATED: 11:27 AM PDT April 22, 2013 
SALEM, Ore. -

 It's inevitable - when the temperature starts to rise, so do the number of solicitors on your doorstep.

The Oregon Department of Justice has recently received several reports of salespeople who are ignoring clearly posted "no soliciting" signs and using high-pressure tactics to make sales.

"Although most of the activity conducted by door-to-door salespeople is legal, there are some solicitors who do not follow the law, and even more who use aggressive tactics," said Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum. She urges Oregonians to keep the following helpful tips in mind:

If you do buy a product or service from a door-to-door salesperson, know your rights.

For more information on door-to-door sales, visit the Oregon Department of Justice online at