Census scams - UPDATE

People who still need to complete the Census2021 may be visited at home by census field officers.

Official census-branded reminder letters are being sent by post to households who have not yet completed their census.

A census field officer may also knock on the door of a home to provide help and encouragement to those who have not yet filled in their census questionnaire online and direct them to any support services they might need.

Field officers will never ask for payment or bank details.

Field officers will never ask to see personal documents like passports, pay slips or birth certificates. Field officers will never ask for payment or your bank details. They will never ask for your national insurance number.

Field officers do not need to enter your home.

You will never be issued with a fine by text message, phone call or email.

Stay safe from potential scams by visiting the Action Fraud website: https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/watch-out-for-scams-related-to-census-2021

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Police Connect Team

 

 

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