A 59-year-old man has denied scamming almost £20,000 while acting as a bogus workman in Tayside.
Ian Wilson, of Cumbernauld, allegedly received money for work that he never carried out at addresses in Broughty Ferry, Monifieth and Edinburgh between September 2015 and January 2016.
He denies telling those who paid him that his name was Ian Howard
Among the jobs he allegedly failed to carry out included carrying out building work, fitting a shower pod and installing flooring.
His alleged victims include an 81-year-old woman.
Wilson pleaded not guilty and had a trial fixed for November 19 by Sheriff Lorna Drummond.