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Police warn of advertising cold call scheme

Thu, 13 Mar 2014


Police are urging local businesses to ignore the opportunity to purchase advertising space in what’s being described as being a ‘police’ related publication.

The caller is implying that the publication is linked to the Isle of Man Constabulary - however this is not the case.

People are being told never to disclose financial information during a ‘cold call’ telephone conversation, on the off chance it is a scam.

Crime reduction officer Mike Radcliffe says this type of scheme has cropped up numerous times of late:

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