Beware BT phone scam, say police

POLICE in North Devon are warning the public not to fall foul of a telephone scam that is currently targeting the area. A large number of calls have been received by private householders from a person claiming to be from BT. The caller tells people that

POLICE in North Devon are warning the public not to fall foul of a telephone scam that is currently targeting the area.A large number of calls have been received by private householders from a person claiming to be from BT. The caller tells people that their telephone bill has not been paid and if they do not provide bank details there and then, that they will have their service cut off.Police said the calls were not from BT and were an unscrupulous attempt to obtain bank account details.A spokesperson warned the public to ignore such calls, as BT does not operate this type of system.


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