Bromley bank clerk saves elderly customer from £13,500 rip-off

PUBLISHED: 15:27 21 December 2012 | UPDATED: 15:34 21 December 2012

An elderly customer avoided a £13,500 rip-off after a bank clerk became suspicious about a transfer to a bogus building company’s account.

A worker at the Halifax in Bromley High Street alerted Trading Standards’ rapid response team who discovered the recipient was a cold caller trying to con the pensioner.

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