Tourism Staff Warning Of Phone Scam

Tourist Information Centre in Hugh Town

Staff at the Tourist Information Centre are warning guesthouse and B&B owners to be on their guard after reports of a caller phishing for information about bank details.

Council staff have been informed that a number of businesses have received cold calls from a woman with an American or Canadian accent enquiring about accommodation.

They suspect the enquiry is fraudulent because she goes on to ask questions about the owner’s bank account details.


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