Police warn about cold callers who are attempting to lure people into a fraudulent tax rebate scam
Police are warning people to be aware of cold callers attempting to to convince people that they are due a tax rebate.
Fraudulent callers are attempting to convince people that they are due a council tax rebate but are emphasising that an advance fee payment is required in order to make the claim successful.
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau is warning people never to take up offers on tax rebates from on the spot cold calls or text messages.
A Humberside Police statement said: "We are warning people to be aware of general tax or council tax rebate cold caller scam.
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