As from Trading Standards : 15 March 2018
Trading Standards has received reports of scam phone calls from people claiming to work for HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
The caller attempts to trick residents by claiming they owe large amounts of money to HMRC. They insist if the money is not paid, the resident will face court action and the police will be involved.
Please be aware that these calls are NOT being made by HMRC.
Do not disclose any personal information such as bank details or date of birth, no matter who the person claims to be.
Dealing with HMRC: scams and phishing
Please report any suspicious doorstep callers to Trading Standards or the police.
Contact the Advice Centre if you need our help with this.