Eldery residents urged to be vigilant following bank card scams in Frimley

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Surrey Heath Residents Network

Police VestSurrey Police detectives are warning residents to remain vigilant following two attempted scam offences where fraudsters tried to obtain bank details and credit cards from pensioners in the Frimley area.

In recent months Surrey Police has received a number of reports from members of the public who had received telephone calls from someone claiming to be a police officer or similar who then attempted to convince them to hand over large amounts of cash and bank cards.

The offenders often claim to be an officer from the Metropolitan Police Service and use a variety of pretences including saying the victim’s bank card has been used by somebody who they are holding in custody.

They then ask the victim to phone their bank to cancel the card and tell the victims that they will send a courier round to collect the card.

Meanwhile the fraudster stays on the line and obtains…

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