Doncaster Council issues warning over Council Tax refund scam

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

Friday, 22nd March 2019, 13:36 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd March 2019, 13:38 pm

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

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

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

“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.”