Warwickshire businesses are warned to beware of bogus calls from fraudsters falsely claiming to represent British Gas.
The fraudsters often claim to be the electricity suppliers of the business being called (in the hope that they have phoned a business that is supplied by British Gas) and then ask for confidential information. They may refer to themselves as 'British Gas Renewals' and use false names and false UK addresses. For example, one caller claimed to be located on '10 Street Manchester!' The calls appear to actually come from foreign call centres.
NEVER provide personal, financial or confidential information to a cold caller or agree to a contract or service. British Gas have confirmed that the callers are not affiliated to them.
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