People warned of telephone 'council tax' scam
19th March 2015
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A number of residents have been contacted by a caller pretending to be from the City Council. The caller has then told the person that they are due a refund on their council tax due to a historic band reduction, asking for their bank details so that the money can be paid into their account.

Exeter City Council said today that the calls were a hoax and no-one should pass on their bank details to these callers.

“This is a scam and we would never ask for people’s bank details over the phone. If anyone receives such a call we would ask them to hang up immediately and contact the police.”

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