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Spalding-area residents warned against coronavirus scanners

A warning has been issued about scammers who may try to profit from the coronavirus situation.

Lincolnshire's deputy police and crime commissioner Stuart Tweedale says we need to be aware there are those who will use the pandemic to exploit others for their own benefit.

He said: "I want to highlight the appalling situation that fraudulent emails, phone calls, text messages, posts via social media, even those who call at our doors and claim to be helping are using coronavirus as a cover story.

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