A further warning has been issued by Police Scotland about counterfeit banknotes after reports of £50 notes being used at businesses across the North East.
Police Scotland are warning retailers and members of the public about counterfeit notes that are being used across the shire.
There have been reports of an increase in the reporting of malicious calls, voicemails, text messages or emails to members of the public purporting to be from HMRC.
Police Scotland is warning businesses in the area to be aware of the ‘Ringing The Changes’ fraud after a number of attempts by fraudsters across the North East recently.
Police in Edinburgh are currently investigating a telephone banking scam whereby three separate victims have been targeted. The victims receive a phone call purporting to be from their own bank, informing them that their bank account has been compromised. They are thereafter requested to transfer monies from their account into a separate “Safe Account” in […]
Police Scotland is once again warning the public to be vigilant against a telephone fraud scam circulating the North-east following a recent incident in Aberdeenshire where a resident lost over £15,000. A number of people in the area have been targeted by fraudsters who telephone pretending to be from the person’s bank, advising that their […]
Police Scotland is warning people to be alert to the risk of a lottery scam after a number of reports from all over the country. Members of the public have received letters informing them they’ve won hundreds of thousands of pounds in a Commonwealth of Nations Lottery, and asking them to send on their bank […]