Don't fall victim to scammers

Archived news: published on Thursday 09 Nov 2017 by Fife Council

Beware of scammers

Beware of scammers

Fifers are being warned that a new council tax scam is circulating and to be careful that they don’t fall victim to it.

A company calling itself ACS is contacting residents claiming that for a fee of £150, customers can apply to have their council tax property band reduced.

Customers are reminded that they should NEVER pay for any service in relation to council tax banding or similar schemes.

If you’ve been contacted and want to check if it's legitimate, call the Council Tax team on 03451 55 11 55 or visit

If you suspect a scam or think you or someone you know has been a victim of a scam, please report it to the Citizens Consumer Advice Helpline on 03454 04 05 06 or Action Fraud on 0300 123 20 40.

Stephanie Mackie, Revenues Officer - General Section 
Tel: 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 44 12 61 Contact Stephanie Mackie online
By Post: Rothesay House Rothesay Place Glenrothes Fife KY7 5PQ

Trading Standards
Tel: 01592 583141 Fax: 01592 583318 Contact Trading Standards online
By Post: Kingdom House Kingdom Avenue Glenrothes Fife KY7 5LY
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