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Lessons in how to spot phone scams

Lessons will be given in how to spot scam calls in Barnstaple Credit: ITV News

People in Barnstaple will be given advice on how to spot a scam or nuisance caller at Green Lanes shopping centre this morning.

It follows warnings of a new type of telephone scam which has started in our region.

Fraudsters are calling victims pretending to be their bank and are persuading them to tell them their pin numbers.