Don’t fall for this council tax discount scam email


This 307-word blog post warns about a new email scam, claiming to offer a council tax discount. Written on 17th May 2020.

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Article preview: Any crisis is likely to result in a surge in scams, with opportunistic fraudsters taking advantage of anxiety and uncertainty. The coronavirus pandemic has already seen an unprecedented increased in scam activity. Now, the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) is warning about a new email scam claiming to offer a council tax reduction. The email scam claims to be signed off by ‘The Government Digital Service Team’ and carries official-looking UK government branding.