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Coronavirus (COVID-19): the policing response and what you need to know

Telephone Scams

Beware of callers asking you for bank details,  asking you assist the police in tracking down a fraudster or asking you to move money from one account to another.

The banks and police will never ask you to move money from your account into another one.

Never reveal pin numbers or passwords.

When online banking, ensure you are on the genuine site. Do not click on links in e-mails as these could have been sent by a scammer.

If you are not certain that you are talking to a genuine person then terminate the call and look at the back of your bank card for genuine contact numbers.

If you require any help or think that you might have been scammed then please call 101 or visit our website.

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  • Wednesday 14th October, 2020

    This advice is still current. If you are not certain that you are talking to a genuine caller then terminate the call and call back the business using a number that you can trust. Please look at the advice on romance scams and report anyone that you think is trying to scam you – 101 or via this website.

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