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scam Warning: Visa card telephone call scam
Halton Trading Standards wants to advise consumers about a Visa card scam currently circulating.
The scammer telephones the consumer stating they are from Visa and a £300 charge has been made against the consumer Visa Card just 15 minutes earlier.  
Halton Trading Standards believes the above is a scam. Consumers should be alert to any similar scenarios regarding unsolicited telephone calls and giving away their personal details.
 
If you or somebody you know has been caught out by a fraud please contact one of our specialist officers, Linda or Sue on 0151 511 8785 or 0151 511 8775, who are already working with people in Halton who have lost thousands of pounds to scams.
If you need advice on anything else please contact the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline  or 03454 04 05 06

kind regards
PCSO 21122 Maggie Sumner

 
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Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)

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