Police in Ballymena issue new scam alert

THE PSNI in Ballymena have issued a new scam alert.

Their Facebook page said on Friday morning: ‘There have been multiple reports of scams in the district in the last day.

‘One of which involved someone receiving directions via the telephone because funds to the value of £600 hadn’t been intercepted from her account.

‘If you receive a phone call of this nature hang up. There were multiple reports of this nature in the last day.

‘A regular one we see involves people receiving emails from persons imitating TV Licensing demanding payment otherwise prosecution will be pursued. This is a Scam!

‘For advice and guidance on how to spot scams please see the below links:

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/campaigns/scamwiseni

https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/

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