Scam call warning

Scam warning: Greater Shepparton residents have reported receiving suspicious calls asking for personal information.

Greater Shepparton City Council has warned the public of a potential phone scam, with callers posing as council officials to harvest personal information.

Residents in Shepparton have reported receiving suspicious phone calls claiming to be conducting population growth research, requesting residents to update their personal information.

In a statement, council said it was not currently conducting any customer surveys and advised residents not to provide any information.

Council said it would not ask residents to provide or update those details over the phone.

If you're not sure about the legitimacy of a call, hang up and call council on (03) 5832 9700 or the Shepparton Police Station on 5820 5777.