Warning issued following spate of scam calls
PUBLISHED: 11:56 14 December 2018 | UPDATED: 11:56 14 December 2018
A warning has been issued to householders following reports of scam calls being made in relation to council tax in Waveney.
With a warning message posted on the East Suffolk Council Facebook page, a spokesman said: “Please be aware that some Waveney residents have received scam calls claiming to be from Waveney District Council.
“The caller - David Carter or David Tarter - tells the customer of a credit on their council tax account and requests the customer’s bank details in order to issue a refund.
“Other councils in the UK are reporting a similar scam with a caller of the same name/s claiming to be from the bank.”
The council spokesman added: “Please do not give out your bank details over the phone and if you believe you have received a scam call, please call Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040.”
For further information and to become ScamAware visit www.actionfraud.police.uk/
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