Scams alert from Norfolk Police – 25-1-2019

The following is a Police Connect message.

Scam Alert – Telephone cold calls claiming to be from Citizens Advice

We are warning about telephone cold calls claiming to be from Citizens Advice.

This follows a report from a Norfolk resident who received a cold call claiming to be from the ‘Citizens Advice Debt Service’ during which the cold caller attempted to engage with the call recipient about ‘debts’
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Citizens Advice advise that they do not cold call or authorise others to cold call on their behalf.

If you receive one of these calls do not give or confirm any personal information. Hang up and report the call to us via our partners the Citizens Advice consumer helpline on 03454 04 05 06.

Scam Alert – Text messages claiming to be from ‘DVLA’ stating you have a ‘vehicle tax refund’

We are warning about text messages circulating claiming to be from ‘DVLA’ stating ‘you have a vehicle tax refund’ from ‘an overpayment’, the text goes on to offers a link to ‘process your refund’.

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