Eden District Council have been made aware that residents are receiving telephone calls stating that the Council Tax Band on their property has been changed and that they are due a refund.
The caller asks the resident for their bank card details.
An Eden District Council spokesman said: “Please do not give your card details to these callers they are fraudsters trying to obtain your credit or debit card details.
“If you are due a Council Tax refund from Eden District Council this will always made directly to your bank account not to your credit or debit card.”
If you have any concerns that a telephone call about any Council service is not genuine please telephone the Council 01768 817817.