Police issue mobile phone scam warning

Police issue mobile phone scam warning

Police issue mobile phone scam warning

First published in New Forest News

POLICE are investigating a mobile phone scam which has targeted Hampshire and New Forest guesthouses and B&Bs.

A conman has been ordering dozens of mobile phones with contracts set up using unknowing victim’s details and had them delivered to bed and breakfasts and guesthouses across Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire.

The conman checks in, collects the parcels and then leaves.

Anyone with information can call Police Staff Investigator Richard Lynham at Lyndhurst police station on 101 quoting 44140276688 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Minicom callers can call 01962 875 000.

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