Be Scam Aware

Alert message sent 08/07/2016 09:29:00

Information sent on behalf of Cheshire Constabulary

Please see the simple advice on how to deal with Scam Calls & Letters.

Scam beware:

* The call, letter, email or text has arrived unexpectedly.

* You've never heard of the lottery or competition they are talking about and didn't buy a ticket.

* They are asking you to send money in advance.

* You're being urged to respond quickly so you don't get time to think about it or talk to family and friends.

* They are telling you to keep it a secret.

Be scam aware

* Get advice from the Citizens Advice consumer service on 03454 04 05 06 who can provide advice and pass details on to trading standards.

* Report Scams or suspected scams to Action Fraud: 0300 123 2040 or visit

* Tell a friend, neighbour or relative about any scams you become aware of.
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Spike Elliott (Police, PCSO, Crewe LPU Sandbach PCSO)

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