Be­ware of phone scams

Paisley Daily Express - - It’s Time To Play Your Part, Young People Urged -

Po­lice Scot­land have is­sued a warn­ing to peo­ple all over Ren­frew­shire fol­low­ing a re­cent spike in vish­ing fraud ac­tiv­ity, es­pe­cially aimed at the elderly.

Vish­ing is a scam that in­volves mak­ing phone calls or leav­ing voice mes­sages pur­port­ing to be from rep­utable com­pa­nies in or­der to in­duce peo­ple to re­veal per­sonal in­for­ma­tion, such as bank de­tails or credit card num­bers.

If you are con­cerned for your­self or your fam­ily, con­tact Po­lice Scot­land on 101.

You can find out more on vish­ing by vis­it­ing Po­lice Scot­land’s Lit­tle Book of Scams on­line book­let at www. scot­land.po­lice.uk.

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