telephone scam warning issued to residents in Burnham area
residents have this week been warned to beware of a new telephone
District Council says it has called in the Police and Trading
standards to investigate after a caller has been contacting local
people about compensation claims.
spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We have a person telephoning
residents saying they are from Sedgemoor and/or the NHS or the
County Council saying they have compensation for them for their
recent accident and to pass over their bank details."
advise anyone getting these calls to take the persons name
and number and to phone Sedgemoor Direct on 01278 435435 to check
no circumstances should they give out personal details to the
have alerted the Police and Trading standards."