Halton Borough Council Trading Standards has issued a warning after reports consumers in the Halton area are receiving telephone calls claiming to be from Citizens Advice.

The caller states that the Financial Conduct Authority have been in contact with Citizens Advice regarding the consumer’s personal debt.

Halton Trading Standards believes the above is a scam. Consumers should be alert to any similar scenarios regarding unsolicited telephone calls and giving away their personal details.

If you or somebody you know has been caught out by a fraud please contact one of our specialist officers, Linda or Sue on 0151 511 8785 or 0151 511 8775, who are already working with people in Halton who have lost thousands of pounds to scams.

If you need advice on anything else please contact the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline or 03454 04 05 06

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