The Caithness Business Index has posted the following article:

Highland Council Trading Standards warns consumers of new "authorised push payment scam" targeting bank customers

[IMG][/IMG] Highland Council Trading Standards have been made aware that cold call telephone scammers have recently changed tactics and are now targeting individual bank customers to gain access to bank accounts and clear bank accounts of cash. The so-called "authorised push payment scam" involves a fraudster impersonating a bank representative and phoning an unsuspecting potential victim by telephone. [Read Full Article]