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Beware Fraudsters claiming to be from ActionFraud

Alert message sent 15/01/2019 11:53:00

Information sent on behalf of Gloucestershire Constabulary


Please be aware that we have received a report that fraudsters claiming to be from ActionFraud have contacted a member of the public claiming that a fraud is being perpetrated within a clearing Bank in the North Cotswolds. They then persuaded the victim to transfer money to help trap the alleged fraudster at the bank.

If you receive such a call purporting to come from ActionFraud, do not follow any instructions and report it to ActionFraud.

 For advice on keeping safe, you can find plenty of crime prevention advice on our website: 

https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/staying-safe/

Remember, we're unable to accept reports of crime through Your Neighbourhood Alerts. If you need to report something, please call 101 or report online: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/do-it-online/report-a-crime-or-provide-information-anonymously/ 
Always call 999 in an emergency.

 
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Robert Hardie (Police, Reception, Stow)

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