Council tax scam warning for Chesterfield households

Council tax scammers are targeting Chesterfield households, the borough council has said.

Friday, 17th May 2019, 4:44 pm
Council tax scam warning for Chesterfield households

Chesterfield Borough Council is issuing a warning following reports where cold callers have made unsolicited telephone calls to households in Chesterfield, claiming residents are owed a council tax refund, and asking for bank details.

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Chesterfield Borough Council is urging people to be aware of anyone calling to say they are entitled to a refund, and to not give bank information to cold callers.

Residents wishing to report such calls and get practical advice should contact the Action Fraud helpline on 0300 123 2040.