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Police alert on scam phone calls

A police cordon has been put in place after homes were evacuated in Mexborough.

A police cordon has been put in place after homes were evacuated in Mexborough.

Police have received several reports of ‘scam’ calls over recent weeks made by individuals claiming to be representatives of one of two companies.

On each occasion, the callers have asked for bank details to be disclosed over the telephone and claim to be employed by ‘Sky’ or ‘Vibrus’.

A police spokesman saidL ‘These callers appear to target elderly members of the local community and are extremely persistent.

‘Please be aware that legitimate companies will never ask for personal information to be disclosed in this manner or by any other non-official means.

 

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