Surrey

Five arrested over Surrey pensioner card scam

Five people have been arrested over a scam in which pensioners in Surrey were conned into handing over debit cards to bogus bank employees.

Residents were contacted by telephone and told a courier was being sent to collect their old debit card.

The victims also disclosed their PIN numbers during the conversations.

The five people were arrested in the Croydon area on suspicion of conspiracy to commit fraud and conspiracy to commit theft. They remain in custody.

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