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Elderly male in Peebles defrauded of a five figure sum

Mar 8, 2017 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

Police in the Scottish Borders are investigating following a report of fraud in the Peebles area.

The incident happened over two phone calls on the Friday 3rd and Monday 6th March when an 86-year-old man was contacted by a male claiming to be from the Royal Bank of Scotland Fraud Unit.During these conversations the victim was made aware that there had been fraudulent activity on his accounts and was required to transfer a five figure sum to a holding account.

The money was transferre

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