City council issues warning of scam targeting Peterborough residents

Peterborough City Council are warning residents of a scam artist claiming to be from the authority making bogus phone calls.

Thursday, 7th April 2016, 8:21 am
Updated Thursday, 7th April 2016, 8:26 am
Peterborough Town Hall on Bridge Street.

A spokesman for the council said: “We have had reports of bogus callers claiming to be from the city council asking about an accident you may have had, this is not a genuine call.

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“Don’t give out personal details. If you receive a call claiming to be from us and are in any doubt, call 01733 747474.

“If you get a call from 0208 000 0100 claiming to be from the council - hang up. It is a scam.”