Pair from Bitterne in Southampton hand over PIN details and bank card after home visit by fraudsters

Daily Echo: Bank card scam in Hampshire Bank card scam in Hampshire

AN ELDERLY couple in Hampshire have lost a thousand pounds after being scammed into handing over their bank card.

The couple from Bitterne took a call from someone claiming to be from a well known retailer, telling the couple that their card had been used fraudulently.

They were persuaded to give their PIN details and told that a courier would arrive at their home in Hillside Avenue to collect their bank card.

Half-an-hour later a man arrived and took the card, which was later used to buy £1,000 of goods.

The man is described as being Asian, aged about 22, of a slim build, with short, dark, hair. He was wearing a grey suit, a light coloured shirt and tie.

Anyone with information about the man, who visited the house on Sunday, should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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3:11pm Wed 12 Feb 14

Positively4thStreet says...

Never give your pin to anyone,and if they ask you for it,contact your bank and or the police immediately
Never give your pin to anyone,and if they ask you for it,contact your bank and or the police immediately Positively4thStreet

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