Scammers can ‘spoof’ the phone number they’re calling from, so the number showing on your Caller ID may not be the number the call is being made from.
Recently a Westbury resident received two calls which appeared to be from local 01749 numbers – but they weren’t. So be careful, even if the number shown looks like it may be someone you know.
Energy rebate scams
More information about the current flurry of energy rebate scams:
and a reminder…
Which? offers free email updates on scams; if you haven’t already signed up for these, here’s the link: