Telephone Rates Scam

Published on 12 July 2019

Council has been notified about the following scam;

Please be aware of a potential phone scam. A person or people are calling our customers and identifying themselves as the City of Casey to ask for rates to be paid over the phone.

The Greater Hume Council mail rates notices and send reminders via emails and letters. We never call to ask for payment over the phone.

Please remind rate payer not give any personal details to callers such as this.

If they receive a suspicious call, please lodge it with the federal government’s Scam Watch website.

If they have already provided personal or financial details to callers claiming to be from the Greater Hume Council, we encourage you to contact your local police.