Telephone fraudsters are targeting the elderly. Please speak to your family and friends so they know the police will never ask for their money over the phone. These scammers are currently active in Herefordshire, please talk to older family members, neighbours and friends and urge them not to give out personal information/bank details. If in doubt, hang up! and call 101 if you have any information regarding these incidents
Taking a moment to stop and think before parting with your money or information could keep you safe.
Could it be fake? It’s OK to reject, refuse or ignore any requests. Only criminals will try to rush or panic you.
Contact your bank immediately if you think you’ve fallen for a scam and report it to Action Fraud.