and Highbridge residents warned over bogus cold caller
in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge have this week been warned to
be on the look out for cold callers pretending to be from Somerset
Bogus calls are being made in the area by a person claiming they
are from the council, asking for information for an NHS survey
relating to an accident.
David Hall, Somerset County Councils Cabinet Member responsible
for Devon and Somerset Trading Standards, said: "Let me be
clear, this is not a Somerset County Council employee. Please,
if you receive a call which sounds similar to this one, dont
give out any personal details and end the call right away."
are anxious for people not to be caught out, so please be on your
guard for this, or any other bogus caller."
can report the call to Devon and Somerset Trading Standards via
the Citizens Advice Consumer Service on 03454 040506, or contact
Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040. Speaking out can help combat this