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Scammers targeting Island residents

Thu, 18 Jul 2013


Island residents are being targeted by scammers who are claiming to be from a UK financial services company.

The Office of Fair Trading says it has had reports of people being told they are due a cheque for several thousand pounds because a product has been mis-sold to them in the past.

The caller has the recipient’s bank details – apart from the last four digits – and asks for these plus the security code as a way of proving they are speaking to the right person.

Advice centre manager Andrea Tabb says residents need to protect their financial information:

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