Barbadians are being warned to be vigilant, following reports of a phone scam.
The Royal Barbados Police Force said they have recently received a number of reports of an individual calling households from an overseas number with area code 803, pretending to be a family member and trying to persuade persons to send them money
The general public is being advised against sending money or engaging in any financial transaction with callers without first confirming that the caller is indeed a family member.
Members of the public are also being advised that they should alert the police of any suspicious calls or activity.
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