Police issue Scam Alert Notification

The Bermuda Police Service has been made aware of a scam in which residents are being contacted from what appear to be local telephone numbers, with the caller then attempting to obtain banking information from the call recipient.


Intended victims are reportedly being told their credit or debit cards have been flagged for suspicious purchases, with the caller then asking for verification of credit or debit card information.


This includes card numbers, expiry dates, the name on the card and the card verification value (CVV) number.  


Further, intended victims are allegedly being asked to download the ‘AnyDesk‘ software, in order to enable remote access to their computer.





Should you be contacted about your finances by someone, other than a trusted relative/friend:


•             Do not provide any information about your money.

•             Do not provide your bank account number.

•             Do not provide any information about your bank cards.

•             Do not provide any bank card number or your PIN number.

•             Do not provide your address or any other personal information.


If you feel unsure, about someone contacting you regarding your financial information:


•             Do not engage in conversation with them.

•             Inform your financial institution.

•             Contact the police at 295-0011.

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