Police warn of scam calls

Lincolnshire Police EMN-140821-082551001
Lincolnshire Police EMN-140821-082551001

Police are warning of a scam phone call targetting Lincolnshire residents.

The caller states he is DC Wright of the Met Police based at Paddington station and that he is currently carrying out a fraud investigation relating to credit cards and requests details of your credit cards so that they can be checked.

Police advice is “do not ever give out details of this nature, police officers would normally call in person and carry identification.”

The Metropolitan Police is investigating this matter and would welcome any further information, such as caller Id and telephone numbers.

Please report any similar occurrence by ringing 101 and quoting incident 113 of 27 October 2014.