Police warning over scam artists

Police are warning pensioners to be on their guard against scam artists posing as good Samaritans.

Friday, 24th April 2020, 9:31 am

They said: “We have a lot of people working tirelessly in the community to support our elderly and vulnerable, playing a vital role in keeping people connected and well supplied.

“Unfortunately we have received information to suggest that SOME individuals claiming to be good Samaritans are calling at elderly person’s homes offering to take weekly collections to their local churches and in some cases offering to collect prescriptions and groceries for a cash sum. We urge everyone to be cautious.”

They said Only use the services of people you know and trust.

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