scam alert

Alert message sent 11/12/2019 12:48:00

Information sent on behalf of Cheshire Constabulary

 bogus telephone calls reporting to be from your local Citizens Advice.

Halton Trading Standards has received reports that consumers in the Halton area are receiving telephone calls claiming to be from Citizens Advice. The caller states that the Financial Conduct Authority have been in contact with Citizens Advice regarding the consumer’s personal debt.
Halton Trading Standards believes the above is a scam. Consumers should be alert to any similar scenarios regarding unsolicited telephone calls and giving away their personal details.
If you or somebody you know has been caught out by a fraud please contact one of Halton trading standards specialist officers, Linda or Sue on 0151 511 8785 or 0151 511 8775, who are already working with people in Halton who have lost thousands of pounds to scams.
If you need advice on anything else please contact the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline  or 03454 04 05 06.

kind regards
pcso 21122 Maggie Sumner
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Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)

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