PEMBROKESHIRE Trading Standards is warning residents not to reply to scam emails claiming that they are due for a refund of council tax due to an overpayment.

Such emails often contain phishing links where people will be asked to provide personal information and bank details. Trading Standards

advise people not to click on or complete these.

The council’s revenues section would never contact people in this way and if residents do have a query about their payments, then they should contact the council directly on 01437 764551 for advice.

For advice on scams contact the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline on 03454 040506/03454 040505 (Welsh speaker).

The Trading Standards Team offers talks to any groups in Pembrokeshire, advising how to spot and avoid scams and what to do if you or someone you know is receiving these contacts.