Posted: Mon 22nd Feb 2016

Scam warning for residents

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Monday, Feb 22nd, 2016

Trading Standards are warning residents of a possible phone scam. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

A man with an indian accent is calling residents claiming to be from Pontypool council and is calling in connection with a recent accident they may have been involved in and asks for personal information. We’re reminding residents not to give out any personal information over the phone. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

If anyone does receive such a call, contact Citizens Advice Consumer Service on 03454 040506 or to contact OFCOM. If residents are on the Telephone Preference Service can they also report the matter to them. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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