Trading Standards - Scam Alert!
"Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards have been made aware of yet another Covid-19 related scam via text. The below suggests that the text has come from Leicestershire County Council when it has not.
This service has received a report that a fake text message is being sent
Purporting to be from Leicestershire Council regarding breaches of Covid-19 restrictions.
We have NOT sent this message
Be wary of unsolicited text messages or emails.
If you need advice or wish to report any scam please call Citizens Advice
Consumer Service on 0808 223 1133.
Details of this scam will be provided to Action Fraud https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/ and consumers are able to report any scam text directly to their network provider, free of charge by forwarding the text to '7726'."
Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 09:22 by Lauren Withers