|Detectives have begun contacting 70,000 people suspected of being victims of a sophisticated banking scam. As many as 200,000 people in the UK may have been victims of the scam losing thousands of pounds and in one case £3m.
The Police will be contacting those connected to the scam and texts will be sent ONLY on 24 and 25 November asking them to go to the Action Fraud website to register their details.
Police are aware of the potential dangers of sending a text message and if you receive one, it should only have a link to the Action Fraud website and only be receive on 24 or 25 November.
Text messages with different content or received after Friday 25 should be regarded as attempted fraud.
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