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Lloyds Bank issues alert on Council Tax scam as Britons offered reductions | Personal Finance | Finance

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Council Tax is by and large an unavoidable bill for those over the age of 18 who own or rent a home. However, there will be some people eligible for discounts to their Council Tax bill, for example, those who claim certain benefits. While this is perfectly legitimate, the situation is being exploited by scammers to dupe unsuspecting victims.

This page, though, is fake, and simply used to trick people into providing their bank details.

From this point on, scammers can harvest the information to use for their unscrupulous purposes.

Britons could have hundreds or even thousands of pounds syphoned from their account.

They may even have their identity stolen for criminals to use in the future.

As such, Lloyds is warning anyone who receives an email of this kind not to fall for the con.

They should never click on the link, and instead should delete the email immediately.

There will be a few warning signs Britons can look out for when it comes to…

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