Fraud ALERT

  • RCT

21 June 2019

The Council has recently received reports that parents are being targeted for non-payment of fixed penalty notices for unauthorised child absences. This is type of scam is known as ‘Mandate Fraud’. In a particular example, a parent received a telephone call claiming that she had a £500.00 penalty outstanding and could repay this in instalments. Luckily the parent realised that this was a potential ‘scam’ call, ended the call and informed the school and the police.

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