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Council tax rebate scam
« on: Saturday, 16 April, 2022 @ 13:28:03 »
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Council tax rebate: Warning issued over new scam pretending to offer £150

Scammers are cold-calling people asking for their bank details to receive the government's £150 energy rebate, councils have warned.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the rebate for homes in council tax bands A to D in February to help people cope with escalating cost of living prices.

The Local Government Association (LGA) urged people to be alert to the scam and not give out personal information.

It emphasised that councils would never request bank details over the phone.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-61119730