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Date posted: 21 December 2021

Council Housing tenants be aware of scams and cold callers

Waverley Borough Council housing tenants have been the target of scams recently, with several households reporting phone calls of a similar nature.

The caller claims to be from a company who has been given money by the government to carry out work in council and housing association houses for issues like mould.

Another scam residents have reported are from the number 0161 543 6878 asking if they need any house repairs. Please do not engage with this number, block it and report it via the methods below.

Waverley Borough Council residents should report any calls of this nature or that seem suspicious to:

Buckinghamshire and Surrey Trading Standards
Consort House
5-7 Queensway

t: Citizens Advice consumer helpline on 0808 2231133;
w: Buckinghamshire and Surrey Trading Standards Trading Standards website

Notes: Business Advice Line 01372 371737. Email:

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