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Scam Prevention - Suspicious Telephone Call

Alert message sent 24/01/2018 16:27:00

Information sent on behalf of Lincolnshire Police

Message from Lincolnshire  Police Headquarters, Engagement Team, Wednesday 24 January 2018. 

Scam Prevention
A report has been received of suspicious telephone calls being received
(i) from an 0800 number, the caller claiming to have been involved in a road accident.  Call disconnected when challenged.
(ii) Caller claiming to be from BT, wishing to speak about a recent telephone bill.  Call disconnected when questioned further.

If you receive a telephone call from an unknown caller, where an attempt is made to discuss money, obtain bank details DO NOT RESPOND.  
Always ignore any suspicious emails, letters, phone calls or SMS text messages.  Press delete or simply hang up the telephone. 

If you receive a suspicious telephone call, email or text message report any details you may have to Action Fraud - Tel 0300 123 2040 or via www.actionfraud.police.uk .
Or contact Lincolnshire Police Tel 101.  
Further scam prevention information can be found on website www.oprepeat.co.uk

Message sent by
Sharon Horne (Police & NHWN, NHW Administrator, Lincolnshire)

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