Council warns householders not to pay bogus charge collectors

Council warns householders not to pay bogus charge collectors

Meath Co. Council is warning homeowners not to hand over money after reports that people have been posing as council staff and knocking door-to-door to collect the household charge.

A number of such incidents have been reported in the Meath area in recent days.

In a statement, the council confirmed it does not have any staff or agents collecting the €100 levy on its behalf.

It warned people who are approached not to hand over any monies, and to contact gardaí immediately.

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