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“Police” Scam Warning, March 2018

West Mercia Police LogoIt’s always important to be on the alert for scams, and particularly vigilant where older people living alone are concerned.

Please be aware that some people in the Loggerheads area have recently received telephone calls from a caller claiming to be “the police”, saying that they are in the person’s area and offering to check out their house for security.

One person said that had she not been warned in advance, she might have followed up the offer as it sounded convincing.

After a similar incident in South Shrops not long ago, police are highlighting the work of Action Fraud, the national agency responsible for tackling fraud. This link will take you to their website for some useful advice.

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