U.K.: Councils warn parents of truancy scam

Posted on April 21, 2013 • Filed under: Human Smuggling, Scam, United Kingdom

As reported by Express.co.uk councils across Britain have evidence that the conmen claim to be from the Education Welfare Service and tell parents their child has skipped school. They say to avoid a suspension, parents must pay around £340 immediately by credit card. One parent in Essex received a call late one evening and was told her child had not been in class that day. Read Article

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