Falkirk police issue warning over new car tax and television licence scams

Police in Falkirk have shared safety information in a bid to prevent the public from being caught out by two new scams.

Tuesday, 6th July 2021, 12:06 pm

Officers are urging anyone who receives a message demanding car tax or television licence payment, which also contains the threat of an arrest warrant, to report the matter.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Suspicious text messages should be forwarded to 7726.

“This enables your provider to investigate the origin of the text and take action, if found to be malicious.”

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Police have shared safety advice in the wake of new car tax and television licence scams. Picture: Michael Gillen.