Chesterfield residents warned of new phone scam

Residents have been warned not to fall for a scam caller who claims to be from Chesterfield Borough Council.

Wednesday, 17th October 2018, 11:25 am
Updated Wednesday, 17th October 2018, 12:28 pm
Chesterfield Borough Council.

People have reported that the caller claims to be from the council and asked for bank details in order to process a refund on your council tax.

This is a scam call and residents should not give their bank details to the caller.

In a Facebook post, the council said: "People have reported receiving a call from someone claiming to be from the council and asking for bank details to give a refund on council tax.

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"Please be aware, this is a scam.

"Please do not give bank information to cold callers."