Cambridge Water is warning local householders to be on the alert for imposters after a series of fraudulent phone calls were made to customers across the city.
Customers of Cambridge Water have reported receiving late night phone calls claiming a water leak has been found nearby and they need to send an engineer to repair it. One customer reported receiving a call as late as 1:30am in the morning.
A spokeperson for Cambridge Water explained: “A number of customers have received hoax calls from someone claiming to be from the company. One customer in the Hardwick area received a call at 1.30am on Sunday from a man claiming he had spotted a leak in the area and would be returning to repair it in the morning.