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PSNI has arrested people in Belfast for allegedly impersonating police


Six people have been arrested by PSNI investigators who have been involved in scams impersonating police officers.

The first three were arrested on Friday afternoon, around 4pm, near South Belfast Orma Street.

Police have learned that a 65-year-old woman is on her way to hand over £ 40,000 to people she believes are police officers.

Officers arrested three men, aged 25, 26, and 32, on suspicion of fraudulent representation, all of whom were arrested on Saturday afternoon.

A parallel operation in West Belfast saw three more arrests on Divonshire Street.

A 30-year-old woman and two men, aged 23 and 28, were arrested on suspicion of fraudulent representation, and were arrested on Saturday afternoon.

“These criminals are working in a secret world where members of the world want to exploit and profit, only to exploit money and other personalities.” Property

These scammers use a variety of tactics to convince their victims that they are real.

Their ability to use it can only be described as truly disgusting.

“The impact of this type of crime is enormous, but we can all do something to prevent this from happening to our mothers, fathers, grandparents and great-grandparents. Any information you have about this type of fraud is important to us.

“Please tell us if anyone you know or know is a police officer asking for money or their bank details or someone who has received or received a request to leave their home.”

“My message is double.

It is important to protect your personal and bank details. No matter how plausible it may seem, never reveal it to anyone or let anyone access it on your computer. Do everything you can to protect yourself.

“It is not too late to report this incident to the police. If you receive or receive unsolicited calls, emails, or letters of this kind, please report them to the action at www.actionfraud.police.uk or on 0300 123 2040 or call the police at 101. ”

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