Sorry, but people are their own worse enemy and only themselves to blame. Anyone with an ounce of sense would have realised it was a scam. Just stop and think. Would HMRC really phone you saying that you owed money? Of course they wouldn't.
An urgent new scam warning has been issued after a Devon man fell victim to one of a series of phone calls threatening the owners with being taken to court by the taxman. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/new-scam-alert-women-left-1093498
Some of the towns that attracted the most attention in 2017 were Teignmouth, Salcombe, Dawlish and Exmouth, and 75 per cent of visits to the website in 2017 were by new visitors. See more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/figures-show-2017-record-year-1041357
What peope do with their own property and that includes houses is their own business, and fake news DevonLive and local councillors need to keep their noses out. On the other hand what local authorities do with their properties is of public interest so this story needs re-targeting.
I asled that very question many years ago of Exeter City Council as to how many houses they owned, that were standing empty There answer was on these lines. :- We have to keep a stock of empty properties for unforeseen circumstances and there are proffessional people who move around the country (lecturers, professors and the like, that need accomodation at very short notice. Well what are ...
How many council owned buildings are empty that could be refurbished to accomodation for those in need of shelter. If council's did not waste so much and spend so much on themselves then resources would be available for the basic needs of people, instead of the hair brained schemes they come up with on a regular basis. I wonder how many homes are empty because the owner has died and not left ...
@majorp , done!
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There are more than 2,400 empty homes across Devon – and 117 of them have been vacant for five years, research by the Liberal Democrats has revealed. Councillor Humphrey Clemens, Teignbridge District Council’s Executive Portfolio Holder for Housing and Planning, said: “Bringing empty homes back into use is often a complex challenging piece of work and properties become empty for a variety of ...