Scam calls reported in Telford and Wrekin

There have been reports from local residents of cold calls from companies stating they are from Telford & Wrekin Council.

Scam calls reported in Telford and Wrekin

The people making the calls have asked the recipients of the calls about recent road traffic accidents.

These calls are not from the Council. The Council does not make these types of calls.

All Council employees who make a call to a local resident will offer the option to phone them back to verify who they are.

Anyone receiving one of these calls, should put the phone down and should not give out any personal information.

These calls have been reported to Trading Standards.

More information and consumer advice from Trading Standards can be found here.