Anjam Shabir — The Police warning over the 'Spanish lottery' scam
People across Avon and Somerset are being warned about a new lottery scam.
A pensioner in Clevedon has lost Pounds 7, 000 after falling victim to the deception. He was asked to cash several cheques and leave the money in a Western Union deposit box. He had received a call from a man going by the name of 'Mark' who said he had won the Spanish lottery.
The phone call was made from a withheld number and was received on a landline.
Anyone who receives a similar call is urged to contact police on [protected].