Scammers posing as holidaymakers who claim to have been left penniless after being robbed at gunpoint are targeting people in the Cayman Islands.
The author claims that he /she and their family have had cash and credit cards stolen and need help to pay their hotel bill.
Detective Inspector Ian Lavine of the FCU is reminding people to NEVER give out their bank details via e-mail.
“If anyone receives this e-mail they must not respond,” he said. ” Do not reply – but report it immediately to police.”
Anyone who wishes to speak to an officer in the Financial Crime Unit should call 949-8797.