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Kent County Council phone scam

January 12, 2016 3:37 PM

Well used budget smart phoneKent Trading Standards have received a number of reports of scam phone calls from people claiming to be from Kent County Council, enquiring about a recent accident you, or a member of your family has had.

One of the telephone number's used to make these calls was 00209 875462. Please be aware that these calls are NOT being made by Kent County Council and that some scammers may use caller ID spoofing equipment to make the call appear legitimate.

Kent Trading Standards are concerned that residents may be asked for payment or information such as bank details.

If you receive one of these scam telephone calls please report it to Kent Trading Standards via the Citizens Advice consumer service on 03454 04 05 06.