Warning issued to Chesterfield residents

Chesterfield Borough Council has received reports of a scam from residents.
Chesterfield Borough Council has received reports of a scam from residents.

Chesterfield Borough Council is warning residents about a scam which is doing the rounds.

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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A council spokesperson said: "Please be aware, this is a scam.

"Please do not give bank information to cold callers.

"If you receive a call, you can report this to Action Fraud by calling 0300 123 2040."