Hastings residents have reported being contacted by an organisation fraudulently offering them a discount on their council tax in exchange for an administration fee.
The borough council is urging residents to be vigilant and to report any incidents of suspected fraud.
“This is a scam, and the organisation have no association with Hastings Borough Council,” said Cllr Peter Chowney, the council leader.
“If you receive a call like this, don’t give them any details at all.”
To report suspected fraud to Sussex Police, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also call Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or visit their website www.actionfraud.police.uk.
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