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Log 0518 of 02/12/2019

Alert message sent 02/12/2019 19:24:00

Information sent on behalf of Devon and Cornwall Police


Police would like to make you aware of the following scam which has occurred in the Padstow area a phone call was made to a 92 year old female the caller stated he was from  SCOTLAND YARD and asked the lady to withdraw £9000 from her account and told her not to tell anyone. She was to tell the bank she was withdrawing the money to buy her grandchildren Christmas presents. The caller stated they would pay for a taxi to take her to the bank and return her to her home they also give her the bank number to arrange to take the money out. 

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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