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Scammer claiming to be from South Ribble Borough Council targeting elderly and vulnerable people in Bamber Bridge

Posted on - 25th March, 2021 - 11:49am | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Crime, South Ribble News
South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig
South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig

South Ribble Borough Council are warning residents in the Bamber Bridge area about a man with a clipboard knocking on doors, claiming to be working with the council to reduce the council tax banding of properties.

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It is thought the man is asking to enter the properties to take a look around.

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The council is concerned that this may be a scam which could potentially be targeting elderly and vulnerable residents.

Remember – any person from the council will carry an ID card.

If you are unsure about anyone claiming from the council, ring South Ribble Borough Council on 01772 625 625.

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