Alert: Courier fraud in north of County
Residents living in the north of the county are urged to be on their guard following a number of reports of courier fraud over the weekend.
A courier scam is when fraudsters call and trick you into handing your cards and PIN numbers to a courier on your doorstep. There are many variations of the scam, but it usually follows this method:
If you receive one of these calls end it immediately, and do not engage with anyone who calls to collect your card or pin.
Protect yourself against courier fraud:
• Your bank will never send a courier to your home
• Your bank and the police will never collect your bank card
• Your bank and the police will never ask for your PIN
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Community Engagement Officer