Latest Scam calls hitting our area

Alert message sent 21/08/2020 09:32:00

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We are seeing an increase in scam calls and Courier scams

One emerging scam is a call from someone claiming to be from the Police and they have details of a family member which they state are in police custody. We don't yet know what the actual outcome of this call as as persons reporting to us have recognised as suspicious and hung up 

The second is a bank scam they claim an account has been hacked convince people to withdraw sums of money and send someone to your door to collect.

 Police and Banks will never ask for your PIN details or request transfer of funds

These individuals often target the elderly and Vulnerable so please ensure friends and family are aware

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Chris Mullens (Police, PCSO 6644, North Dorset)

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