Warning as phone scammers target East Dunbartonshire residents

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People in East Dunbartonshire are being warned about telephone scammers operating in the area threatening 
to cut off internet connections.

Trading Standards said they were aware of local residents being targeted via phone and email by fraudsters advising them their internet would be disconnected off if they did not contact a given telephone number by 
midnight.

A trading standards spokesperson said: “This is a scam to get personal details and/or bank details from 
residents who call the number.

“Do not give out any personal details and get in touch with us.”

Residents are advised not to respond to the message and if they have any 
further concerns to contact the Trading Standards Service on 0300 123 4510.

They can also e-mail: trading.standards@eastdunbarton.gov.uk