A man is believed to be scamming Nelson businesses by returning goods he has purchased either on the internet, or elsewhere at a cheaper price.
One business is out of money and it is believed he has attempted to scam other businesses too.
Police are seeking information on the man who is described as being in his mid to late 40s with an olive complexion, black hair and speaks with an accent.
Anyone who has experienced any suspicious behaviour involving a man fitting this description and anyone who believes they know who this person is should call Nelson Police, Ph 5463840. Information can also be given by calling Crimestoppers Ph 0800 555 111.