Warning over computer virus scam

Warning over computer virus scam

Published by Maria Greenwood at 9:20am 7th October 2019. (Updated at 5:13pm 7th October 2019)

Fraudsters behind a computer scam are targeting Bridport.

Fraudsters behind a computer scam are targeting Bridport.

Police have helped a man who received a call from someone demanding £250 to help with a computer virus.

The police say luckily on this occasion the man didn't lose any money.

elderly person with mobile phone

A spokesman for Bridport Police said:

"If you are unsure call the Police or a family member/close friend BUT NEVER pass on your personal details such as bank accounts and PIN numbers! 

"Even the Police will NEVER ask for personal details such as the above."