Police Alert – Whatsapp and Text Scam

We have been alerted to a potential new scam where a message has been received on whatsapp saying ‘ Hi this is my new number’ when responded with whose this, the sender has then said ‘your eldest child’ the text then asks for money and credit card details.

We would like to remind everyone to be mindful of these scams and not give out personal information.

For further crime prevention advice, please contact us.

9319 PCSO Katy Perrett
Stow on the Wold Police Station

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Katy Perrett (Police, PCSO, Cotswolds)