Think you know how to spot a scam? 

There have recently been reports of phone calls from a person purporting to be a Police Officer. This person claims to be DC Harper from the Metropolitan Police. They have been asking people to dial 161 due to supposed fraud on their bank. 

Please DO NOT engage with these calls and please DO NOT give out any information. If you have any elderly/vulnerable relative or friends, please can you advise them to be cautious.

Please don’t hesitate to contact 101 or Action Fraud on   should this occur.

Fraud is getting more sophisticated and fraudsters can impersonate people or organisations you trust.

If you’re unsure, always stop, think and check.

Find out common tactics fraudsters use so you’re ready to spot them and stay ahead of scams.

For more information visit the Government website Stop! Think Fraud