Watch out for the Barclays Text Scam!

Hollingbourne Parish Council has been informed by KCC Trading Standards of a scam relating to Barclays Bank customers. Please Read More for further information.

Alert from Kent County Council Public Protection.


Barclays text scam

We have received reports of scam texts from people claiming to work for Barclays.

The text informs the customer of suspicious transactions relating to their debit card and asks the customer to contact them.

Please do NOT reply to the text or call the number given as this may result in you being scammed further or being charged for a premium rate call.

Barclays Fraud Team has confirmed that this is a scam and asks affected customers to report it to them as soon as possible on 0800 151 0900.

Have you received a similar scam?

Report it

For advice and to report issues to KCC Trading Standards contact
Citizens Advice consumer service on 03454 04 05 06
Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.