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ATM Scam

Good Morning,

I just want to re- highlight a scam that is still going around in parts of Kent including West Kent.

Have you been asked to withdraw cash by the Police?

This is a SCAM  - STOP!

The police or bank will NEVER:

  • ask for your bank details or PIN.
  • ask you to transfer or withdraw and handover sums of money.
  • send a courier to collect your bank cards, cash or PIN.
  • If you are unsure about a call or visitor you have received:

  • Don't give out any personal or financial information.
  • Hang up or close your front door to check the caller's identity.
  • If they phone you, wait 10 minutes before you use the phone again ( or better still use a different telephone if you can ) in case they stay on the line.
  • Contact their company yourself or dial 101 for the police - do not call a number they have provided.
  • Report suspicious activity straight away.
  • Hope you all have a good weekend


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    John Boyd
    (Police, PCSO, Maidstone Community Safety Unit)

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