Look out for scammers in Horncastle

7 March 2024
1 min

We have become aware that customers in the Horncastle area have had bogus cold callers approaching them or visiting their home, saying they work for Platform’s repair teams or a local housing association.

If someone approaches you or you have any concerns about an unexpected visitor, please always ask for proof of identification before sharing any information or letting anyone into your home. 

All of our staff and contractors carry photo ID with relevant company branding. You can also call us on 0333 200 7304 to report any concerns or to ask for further clarification. Should you feel unsafe, please call the police on 999.   

The National Cyber Security Centre also offer advice on how to spot and report scam calls, emails, websites and texts. Visit their website to find out more.