NZ police warn of scams

Police are reminding members of the public to be wary of phone scammers claiming to work for telecommunications organisations and / or Police.

This week several victims have been contacted by scammers claiming to be part of the Police Cybercrime Unit or a telecommunications company.

In one incident the victim was contacted via a duplicate Facebook account of someone known to them.

The scammers have then requested bank details.

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