Common Scams – how to stay safe

This special update from Herefordshire Hub at West Mercia Police looks at how to avoid common scams – online, on the phone and at the door.

A police officer will never call you and ask you to go to your bank and withdraw money.
Fraudsters pretending to police officers are calling on the phone to get you to give them money.

Don’t. Hang up, wait 10 minutes and call 101 and report it. Banks, HMRC and police will never phone you and ask you to hand over cash and will never come to the house to collect it.

If someone comes to your door pretending to be a police officer remember that they always carry a warrant card. Ask them for it. Genuine callers will understand. Find out more…

West Mercia Police November 2020 newsletter

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