Beware of this number – 02038 616393

There have been a number of complaints about this number about callers requesting personal information and bank card details by claiming that people are in the wrong council tax band.  If you receive a call from t his number please put the phone down and report it to Action Fraud

NHS Track & Trace

If you are contacted by the NHS Test & Trace Service you will never be asked to provide passwords, bank account details or PINs.  For more  information visit Action Fraud

Fake COVID-19 Home testing appointment texts target public

National Trading Standards have reported face text message being sent  out saying that a COVID home testing team will be attending people’s addresses.  If you receive one of these it is a scam and forward the message to 7726 who will deal with it  An example of this message is below:

‘The COVID Home testing team will visit your home on ………..
We will telephone you on arrival, please unlock your door and the move to another room AWAY from the front door  Do not some out to meet us.  All other household members and pets must stay in a different room to you

We will enter your property and we will remain inside the front door to pt on our protective clothing. You must remain in a separate room’