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Warning as fake police run scam

Police are warning residents to be in their guard as people are being tricked out of thousands of pounds in a scam spreading across the South East.

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Bogus police bank scam widespread

Residents to remain vigilant following bank related fraudster scams.

Surrey Police detectives are warning residents to remain vigilant after several further reports of scams involving fraudsters obtaining bank details, cards and cash using bogus telephone calls and couriers across the county.

Over the weekend police received a total of 12 reports from members of the public in the Guildford and Woking areas who had received telephone calls from someone claiming to a police officer or similar who were attempting to convince victims to hand over large amounts of cash and bank cards.

On each occasion the victims reported receiving telephone calls from someone claiming to be a police officer and attempting to convince them to hand over large amounts of cash and bank cards.

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