Conmen are targeting UK bank customers with a dreadful and disgusting telephone scam only previously seen in the US.
This latest deception is know as 'number spoofing' because they call people using an identical phone number to their banks!
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Potential victims receive calls on their phones - both mobile and land line. If they have caller display, the number will display the name of their bank. People believe it to be their bank and from there, it is a slippery slope to the con.
We should all know by now, to NEVER, EVER tell anyone our bank details even if they say they are from whatever organisation.
Ofcom has joined forces with US and Canadian regulators to try and crack down on it but is struggling to track down the criminals.