Scammer claiming to be Age UK



Scammer claiming to be Age UKWe have received reports of a resident in Ashford being targeted by a Scammer claiming to be Age UK


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24 NOVEMBER 2020

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Scammer claiming to be Age UK

We have received reports of a resident in Ashford being targeted by a Scammer claiming to be Age UK.
 
WHAT HAPPENS
You get a telephone call from someone saying they are Age UK – They ask you questions including the name of your Doctors Surgery and any medication you take.

WHAT TO DO
This is a scam – Age UK would not call and ask for personal information

End the telephone call and make sure the line has cleared.

If you are unsure if a call is from AGE UK, contact your local Age UK

For advice and to report contact Citizens Advice 0808 223 1133 or visit their website

Please warn vulnerable family members, friends and neighbours.

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Find out about how scammers may be trying to target you and your family during the Coronavirus pandemic. We can all be vulnerable to these criminals and the best way to protect yourself is to make sure you are aware.

KCC Public protection have created a page that lists scams that are using the Pandemic to target you.

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Citizens Advice consumer helpline on 0808 223 1133
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