‘Please make friends and family aware’: Scam warning issued
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Police have issued a warning to householders following reports of an electrical safety scam.
Cold callers are said to be contacting people in Suffolk on the telephone and offering free electrical safety checks.
A post on the Halesworth Police Facebook page said: 'A Suffolk resident received a call from 'Electrical Safety' asking questions about their fuse box, and the wiring in their property.
'A second call was then received offering a 'free electrical safety check', with the caller offering to visit the resident's property.
'The resident declined the 'offer' but had already given the caller some personal details.
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'Please make friends and family aware.
'Ensure they know that when receiving a cold call that they should not reveal personal details and ultimately just hang up!'
For further information and to become ScamAware visit www.actionfraud.police.uk/
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