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Warning: Royal Bank of Scotland scam

We have recently been alerted to a scam email purporting to be sent by the British High Commission.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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The scam email requests that the recipient send their details to the Royal Bank of Scotland to claim a prize.

Criminals around the world often use scams and tricks to try and gain money from individuals.

Often these criminals pretend to be one of our embassies, high commissions, consulates or UK Visas and Immigration centres.

To find out more about fraud, tricks and scams and what to do or look out for, please visit our website.

Published 4 April 2014