Cheshire Police have issued alerts in their recent Lea by Backford newsletter regarding two scams
1 Telephone scam. Victim is contacted by bogus HMRC representative demanding an outstanding tax debt to be cleared otherwise legal action will take place. Payment to be made by Vouchers
2 Cold call scam Victim is visited by a bogus bank official requesting that the victim should draw out a sum of cash from their bank account in order that a fraudulent transaction by a bank employee involving counterfeit money can be investigated.