Bogus caller alert

Published on: Friday, 19-June-2015

Knowsley Trading Standards are warning residents of unsolicited phone calls residents our receiving. The caller identifies themselves as from Sky TV, then proceeds to tell them that they need a new box, they then ask for their date of birth, and request their bank details.

Anyone who receives these calls are advised not to provide bank details or any other personal information.

To avoid receiving cold calls please register with the Telephone Preference Service.

The Telephone Preference Service (TPS) is a free service. It is the official central opt out register on which you can record your preference not to receive unsolicited sales or marketing calls.

www.tpsonline.org.uk

Tel: 0845 070 0707

Any further advice residents should contact Citizens Advice Consumer Services

Tel 03454 040506

www.citizensadvice.org.uk