Warning from Police Scotland

Vishing frauds against the older people are on the rise

Vishing involves phone calls from people pretending to be from a reputable company in order to encourage people to reveal personal information such as banking or credit card details.

 

Recent examples include:

  • A woman who was conned into transferring £36,000 (four lots of £9,000)
  • A man who lost his entire life savings by fraudsters pretending to be from the Royal Bank of Scotland.

For advice on how protect yourself and your loved ones from cyber scams read this handy booklet: ‘The Little Book of Cyber Scams’

http://www.scotland.police.uk/assets/pdf/174967/the-little-book-of-cyber-scams?view=Standard

One Reply to “Warning from Police Scotland”

  1. Wow what this is terrible, I don’t know who could do such a thing!? I hope i don’t get a call with people asking for my credit card details! 🙁

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