ALERT! Resident in Romney Marsh targeted by Age Concern scam.


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ALERT! Resident in Romney Marsh targeted by Age Concern scam.A resident in Romney Marsh was targeted by fraudsters claiming to be Age Concern. They said the meal delivery time changed & asked for card details.<!–



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22 January 2021

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Romney Marsh resident targeted by Age Concern scam


A resident in Romney Marsh was contacted by fraudsters claiming to be from Age Concern.


What happened:

The resident receives meals from Age Concern, but had a phone call saying the delivery time had changed and was then asked to provide debit card details.

Fortunately, the resident called Age Concern who told the resident this was a scam.


What to do:

  • Never give any personal details over the phone.
  • Always think & check before giving away card details.
  • For advice or to report scams contact Citizens Advice.

Please warn vulnerable family members, friends and neighbours.
 

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