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SCAM ALERT – Stroud, Booral & Allworth

Scammers targeting local elderly

Stroud Police are asking local residents to be vigilant for a groups of scammers currently targeting Stroud, Booral and Allworth.

The group of two men and two women are claiming to be raising money on behalf of Cystic Fibrosis and are targetting the elderly in particular. Police say the scammers are asking for credit card details and there are reports of some elderly residents offering cash.

How you can help:

  • Contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Stroud Police on 4994 5104 is you hear or see anything suspicious
  • Collect details such as vehicle registration numbers of anyone you suspect to be the scammers
  • Alert your friends and neighbours – particularly any local elderly people you may know – about the scammers

 

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