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Log 0337 of 02-09-2020 Scam

Alert message sent 02/09/2020 14:18:00

Information sent on behalf of Devon and Cornwall Police

Police would like to make you aware of the following scam which has occurred in your area.

 Wadebridge Police have received a report following a resident receiving a phone call from a female possibly of Indian origin stating that an amount of money has been taken out of her account. The resident was then given a number to ring she rang and spoke with a male who told her that £5000 had been taken out of her savings account at this point the resident became suspicious that this could be a scam and hung up on the male. The resident has check with her bank and no money had been taken. Police are warning people not to engage with anyone who cold calls them purporting to be from the bank and asking for bank details if the bank wants to contact you they will send you a letter.  Should anyone receive similar contact, please report this to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040, or online at www.actionfraud.police.uk

Fraud advice can be found on the Devon and Cornwall Police website.

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Clive Wherry (Police, PCSO, Wadebridge)

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