Chiltern District Council (CDC) has warned residents to be aware of an online council tax scam.

Residents are being sent texts or emails claiming they have an overdue council tax payment and tells them to visit a website called

CDC has urged anyone who receives the email not to click on the link and delete the email immediately as it is a scam.

Anyone who is unsure about an email or text claiming to be from CDC is asked to contact the council.

For council contact numbers and email addresses visit: