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Alert message sent 06/05/2020 12:46:00

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scamWarning: TV Licence scam emails on the rise
A Widnes resident has received two different scam TV licence emails on the same day!
There has been an increase in TV licence scams since the Coronavirus lockdown restrictions have been in place. The likely reason for this is that scammers realise residents are relying on their TV’s for entertainment/news more than they were before the lockdown and are trying to take advantage of the situation.
If you or somebody you know has been caught out by a scam or fraud please contact one of our specialist officers, Linda or Sue on 0151 511 8785 or 0151 511 8775, who are already working with people in Halton who have lost thousands of pounds to scams.

Kind Regards
PCSO 21122 Maggie Sumner
Widnes police station.
 
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Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)

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