Residents in East Cheshire are being warned to be vigilant after an elderly woman was scammed

Residents in East Cheshire are being warned to be vigilant after an elderly woman was scammed out of a large quantity of money.

The pensioner from Adlington received a phone call from someone purporting to be from her bank.

She was coerced into withdrawing a large quantity of cash from her bank and instructed to hand it over to a courier for safekeeping.

Two further elderly residents from Wilmslow and Macclesfield also received calls supposedly from different organisations – both were asked to withdraw their money but didn’t fall victim to the scam.…

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