Warning after reports of a fraudster calling people in Daventry claiming to be from the council

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People in the Daventry district are being warned after a series of a phone calls from a scam caller falsely claiming to represent Daventry District Council (DDC).

A number of people have contacted the council after receiving phone calls from a man claiming to be from DDC and calling about the NHS.

The man is described as speaking with a foreign accent and calls on a withheld number.

A spokesman for DDC said: “This person does not represent the council and anyone who receives such a call should under no circumstances give out personal or financial information to the caller.

“Phone calls from Daventry District Council are not withheld and will be displayed as 01327 871100.”

If you are unsure about a caller claiming to be from DDC, please contact the Council to verify the identity of a Council Official by phoning the main number on 01327 871100.