Warn­ing on phone scam

Isis Town and Country - - News -

AN Isis Cen­tral woman is warn­ing res­i­dents of a po­ten­tial phone scam cir­cu­lat­ing around the district.

Bar­bara Wil­son said she re­ceived a sus­pi­cious call from a woman claim­ing to be from Sun­corp, seek­ing to up­date her in­sur­ance de­tails and in­for­ma­tion in their sys­tem.

Mrs Wil­son said while she ini­tially thought the phone call was le­git­i­mate, she soon re­alised it was a scam.

“I sort of lis­tened for a minute and thought, hang on, they send that out by let­ter … I knew it didn’t sound right,” she said.

As soon as Mrs Wil­son asked the woman for her name and de­tails, the caller hung up.

“We rang Sun­corp the next day and they con­firmed that they def­i­nitely don’t do it like that,” she said.

Mrs Wil­son said she was lucky she didn’t give out any per­sonal de­tails to the caller, but felt it was im­por­tant to warn oth­ers about the call.

“It’s just a scam,” she said.

“People should be alert and just hang up. Don’t give out any per­sonal in­for­ma­tion what­so­ever.”

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