Staffordshire residents urged to be on guard against tricksters on the phone

Staffordshire residents urged to be on guard against tricksters on the phone

Perpetrators are ringing people’s phones and claiming to be a police sergeant before wrongly stating that the person called is a victim of financial fraud. They will then be asked to provide bank details or transfer money in order to be safeguarded from theft. Recent trends also suggest scammers are targeting victims by sending SMS and text messages. Staffordshire Police said it was reminding residents that members of the public will never be asked by officers to provide bank details …