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Romney Marsh resident targeted by Age Concern scam

By Parish Clerk Dymchurch Parish Council

Monday, 25 January 2021


Dymchurch Parish Council Contributor


Romney Marsh resident targeted by Age Concern scam

A resident in Romney Marsh was contacted by fraudsters claiming to be from Age Concern.

What happened:

The resident receives meals from Age Concern, but had a phone call saying the delivery time had changed and was then asked to provide debit card details.

Fortunately, the resident called Age Concern who told the resident this was a scam.

What to do:

  • Never give any personal details over the phone.
  • Always think & check before giving away card details.
  • For advice or to report scams contact Citizens Advice.

Please warn vulnerable family members, friends and neighbours.

Find out about how scammers may be trying to target you and your family during the Coronavirus pandemic. We can all be vulnerable to these criminals and the best way to protect yourself is to make sure you are aware. KCC Public protection have created a page that lists scams that are using the Pandemic to target you.


Contact Information

Parish Clerk

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