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This has been taken from the Oxford Mail and thought it may be of interest.

'Amazon' phone scammers target people in Oxford
PHONE scammers posing as Amazon are still trying to trick people in Oxfordshire.
A North Oxford resident said she received a call yesterday morning, and when she picked up an automatic message said: "You have been charged £89 for your Amazon shopping.
"If this is true, please dial 1, to speak to an operator. If you put the phone down, you will be charged £89 and the goods will be delivered."

She said she hung up as it was 'clearly a scam' but she wanted to warn others not to fall for it.
Police put out a warning about an Amazon Prime subscription scam in October, and a similar one involving 'Royal Mail'.
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Maggie Lewis (NHWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Oxford Local Policing Area)

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