Residents urged not to hand over personal details over the phone

We have received a report of a scam where the caller pretends to be working at Watford Borough Council.

Published: Tuesday, 19th February 2019

The caller tells the resident they have credit on their account and asks for debit card details.

We are advising Watford residents to be wary and to never give or confirm any personal details over the phone

Please help us to spread this message and tell your family and friends.

If you have been a victim of a scam or to report a scam, contact Action Fraud (UK’s National Fraud Office) on 0300 123 2040.

Herts Police and Herts County Council are able to offer more information about phone scams.

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