Police warning after phone scam

POLICE are urging members of the public to be cautious when dealing with callers after receiving reports of a phone scam.

POLICE are urging members of the public to be cautious when dealing with callers after receiving reports of a phone scam.

Police have taken several calls in the past two days in relation to a man who claims to be working for 'the accident investigation bureau' in London.

He then asks whether you have been involved in an accident and asks further questions in order to obtain personal information.

Officers believe this is another phone scam and are again urging residents not to give out personal details to unsolicited callers.


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If you are contacted by anyone you do not know please think before responding - don't answer personal questions and never give out information about yourself or your bank details if you are unsure.

If anyone approaches your door requesting information - always ask for identification.

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Genuine visitors will not mind if you say you will call their company to check they are who they claim to be, but always use the phone number in the telephone directory rather than one supplied by the caller.

If you suspect you have been targeted please call police using 999.

Police are advising those who feel they may have been targeting by a phone scam to take the details of the caller and what they want and call them back.

Then do your own research as to whether they are genuine before returning the call.

Please be cautious when dealing with any unsolicited callers.

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