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Scam hitting Lancashire residents

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11:50am 17th November 2017

A scam is going round Lancashire with people being targeted over their land lines.

The person on the other side of the phone says there's a problem with your internet provider.

They say they need to shut the internet down for two months to repair the connection.

But if you open up your devices and then follow their instructions, the problem can be sorted out immediately.

The scam artists are then able to take personal details and even money out of your bank.

One woman says she managed to bring it to the attention of her internet provider who've said it's definitely a scam.

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