Parish Council Office, 1A The High Street, Langton Matravers, Dorset BH19 3EU 01929 425100

Warning of recent scam perpetrated against local resident

Scam Warning

The Parish Council has been informed of a recent scam perpetrated against an elderly local resident which has resulted in them, after being telephoned, coerced into withdrawing money from a cash machine.

Please be aware that this and other types of fraudulent scams are on the increase and people, especially the elderly, should be vigilant.

If you have been a victim or think you have been targeted by fraudsters then please report this to Action Fraud, the UK’s national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre.

AGE-UK has various guides and information that will help you spot and avoid the latest scams targetting your money.