Lincolnshire Trading Standards in Council Tax band letter scam warning

Residents are warned to be cautious of letters advising them they are entitled to a council tax refund due to re-banding.

Lincolnshire Trading Standards are aware of a scam where a company offers free assistance in applying for a reduction of their bill.

Angela Kane, senior trading standards officer said: “Scams like this are crimes, so it is vital that people report them.”

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