Cyprus Mail

Police warn over phone scam

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Police on Thursday warned the public over a telephone scam following reports concerning phone calls from fake Cypriot numbers.

“Scammers use fictitious Cypriot numbers and claim to be Microsoft operatives to gain access to people’s computers and their personal and banking data,” police’s announcement said.

The authority reiterated that people should be careful and never disclose their personal information to unknown persons over the phone.

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