Benbecula businesses warned about UKCASH scam

POLICE in Benbecula are urging shop keepers and business owners to be vigilant, following a reported scam involving UKCASH vouchers on Paypoint machines.

Calls are being received from persons claiming to be from Paypoint seeking to remove expired vouchers from store Paypoint machines.

However, it would appear the callers intention is to gain voucher codes to redeem them in exchange for cash.

Officers are urging shop staff and owners to ignore such calls and report any activity to Police on 01870 602374 or on Crimstoppers on 0800 555 111.