Council tax scam calls (April 2021)
We are receiving calls from residents reporting that they have been called by someone claiming to be a member of our Council Tax team.
They have been told that an error had occurred when the Council updated the Data Protection information in their system and as such they have been overcharged by the Council by approximately £70. The caller then went on to confirm the name, address and postcode of the resident and to ask for their date of birth and bank details. These calls are not from Shropshire Council.
If you receive one of these calls please report it to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or via https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/reporting-fraud-and-cyber-crime