Trigger Fraud Alert #11 (June 2024)

Courier Fraud

We have been informed by Humberside Police that in the past 24 hrs, in the Scunthorpe area, fraudsters are impersonating Police officers which involves meeting in person (purporting to be officers).  The fraudsters have targeted vulnerable victims and asked them to withdraw cash or Euros from Supermarkets.   

Message from Humberside Police:
Police officers will never ask you to withdraw your money or ask for help with any investigation which involves you giving out your bank details or withdrawing money.   

Take your time to consider what is being asked by you and if you have any concerns always hang up, ensure the other person has cleared, or use a different phone to call 101 or 999.

If you have been a victim and lost money, call 101 and report it.

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