Council tax scam warning for Chesterfield households

Council tax scam warning for Chesterfield households
Council tax scam warning for Chesterfield households

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

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.

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.