Dec 19, 2015

Bottesford NHW Alert: Suspicious Caller / Scam Phone Call

Suspicious Caller
A suspicious caller was reported in Bottesford yesterday, offering tree cutting services to an elderly resident. The vehicle had no livery and the caller was interrupted by neighbours when he became "persistent." NHW advice is always to decline the services of cold callers. If you need such services employ a reputable trader.
Scam Phone Call
Reported –Friday 11th December to Harby NHW:
A Harby resident received a telephone call from a foreign sounding male with poor English purporting to be from Melton Borough Council. The caller knew their names, their length of residency at their property and some other personal details.
The resident checked with MBC and the call was not from them and are aware that these calls are being made.
MBC phone number is 01664 502502.
The caller was calling from 0208 133 8327
Do not give out or verify any personal details to such callers.


John Shilton
Principal NHW Co-ordinator
Bottesford Parish NHW

Mobile: 07725636626

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