Keep Fraudsters at Bay! Posted on 02.07.2018 Bookmark the permalink Over the phone, fraudsters will often: Claim that they’re from your bank, and ask you to go through security with them. Offer you a product/service from a company you’ve never heard of which seems to be a great deal. Offer you something from a company or organization you have heard of. Misrepresent what’s being offered (for example, offering too good to be true mobile phone contracts or insurance). Make it very hard to say no, or suggest that agreeing to what they’re saying is the only option you have. Stay S.A.F.E Suspect anything or anyone you don’t know – no matter what or who they claim to be. Ask questions. Whatever a fraudster tries, you have the power to stay in control. Find out for certain who you’re dealing with. Challenge anything that seems suspect. End a situation if you feel uncomfortable. If you feel threatened, contact the police.