Crime

Crime
The scammers are using a number of methods to contact their victims, including telephone calls, text messages and emails telling them they have arrest warrants, outstanding debts or unpaid taxes in their name.

Area targeted by scammers

Scammers are targeting victims in the East Riding claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs asking people to buy iTunes vouchers to clear an outstanding debt.

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Humberside Police officers are warning residents about an HMRC scam.

HMRC scam warning from Humberside Police

Humberside Police officers are urging people in the Pocklington area to warn friends and family about a scam where a fraudster pretends to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) before tricking vulnerable victims into paying bogus debts and taxes using iTunes gift cards.

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