Scam warning issued after caller offers to reduce council tax banding for a fee

A warning has been issued by Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils, urging residents to rema

A warning has been issued by Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils, urging residents to remain vigilant following reports of possible scam attempts in the area. Stock image of a person using a telephone. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire - Credit: PA

A warning has been issued by Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils, urging residents to remain vigilant following reports of possible scam attempts in the area.

It comes after one incident has recently been reported to the councils, which involved a customer receiving a call from someone about reducing their council tax banding for a fee.

If you receive a similar call, do not pass on any personal details, end the call and report it.

If you think you have been targeted by a scam, or know someone who has, then call Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or report it online.

Action Fraud is the UK's national reporting centre for fraud and Internet crime.


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