Doncaster Council issues warning over Council Tax refund scam

Doncaster Council has issued a warning over a scam email offering Council Tax refunds.

Saturday, 23rd March 2019, 1:36 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th April 2019, 1:31 pm

Doncaster Council has issued a warning over a scam email offering Council Tax refunds.

The authority has warned people to be on their guard over calls, emails and texts circulating in the area.

It said: “We're aware of a phishing scam operating in our area.

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Doncaster Council has issued a warning over a Council Tax scam.

“Residents have reported receiving calls, emails or text messages claiming to be from their ‘Local Authority’ or ‘City Council’.

“These messages say that they are due a refund of overpaid Council Tax and ask for bank account details.

“Doncaster Council will not request your bank account details in this way. Do not reply to these messages.”