Automated Telephone Message Scam

We have been alerted to a new scam or one that we have not heard about before.

An automated message, from a person with an American accent is left on an answerphone, words similar to the following:

There is a lawsuit filed against, please call *************** (a mobile number) to discuss this with your case manager.

Please do not call the number, checking on this scam we have discovered that this has been circulating in the United States for the past 2 years and in the past has included references to the IRS (Internal Revenue Service).

For information on scams that are currently circulating please go to the Action Fraud website.

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