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Bogus caller alert

26 February 2013

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service has had reports of companies receiving bogus calls from people pretending to be associated with the Fire Service, trying to sell them advertising space in publications.

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service are advising businesses that they never try to sell advertising space in any publications.

A spokesperson for Humberside Fire & Rescue Service said: “There a…re currently no commercial situations whereby Humberside Fire and Rescue Service would ask companies or individuals for money to provide advertising in any publication. Anyone who receives such a call should not agree to pay any money or enter into any kind of contract. Our advice is to get as much detail as possible, including a name and number and report it to Trading Standards.”