Be alert to this text scam

We have had reports of these scammers targeting Canterbury residents.

What happens

  • You receive a text purporting to be from your local council.
  • You are told the council wants to give you a refund due to the COVID19 pandemic.
  • You are told to click on the link in the message.

What to do

  • Do not click on any links
  • This is not a genuine message
  • The scammers want to steal your financial or personal information
  • Report to a Citizens Advice Scams Action adviser by calling 0808 250 5050

Please warn vulnerable family members, friends and neighbours.

Please report it to us by calling 0808 223 1133