A fraudster posing as a police officer is targeting residents in a new phone con, West Midlands Police have warned.
The caller claims their bank accounts have been hacked and cards must be confiscated.
West Midlands Police has issued a warning about the scam which is designed to panic victims into handing over cards and Pin numbers.
A caller claims to be a police officer and suggests the victim’s bank account has been hacked and cards and security details need to be seized.
Mainly elderly victims are being targeted and there have been two reports of the scam in Pheasey, Walsall, this week.