SCAM ALERT

Alert message sent 15/04/2021 15:01:00

Information sent on behalf of Cheshire Constabulary


Royal Mail Fraud

Text message received by victim stating £1.99 owing on parcel and to follow a link. Victim provided Bank Card details and later on the same day received a phone call from persons purporting to be from Barclays stating they was a victim of fraud and for security reasons was asked to provide her details. Resulting in a substantial amount being withdraw from her account.

Please take care when you receive suspicious messages as above from people asking for money. If in doubt, please take the time to double check. For anti-fraud advice, please see :
https://www.cheshire.police.uk/advice/advice-and-information/fa/fraud/useful-contacts-for-fraud-cyber-crime-advice/
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Ben Wright (Police, PCSO, Macclesfield)

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