Beware a new consumer scam

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BL Claims Solicitors specialise in personal injury, clinical negligence and travel claims, providing our clients with hands-on support, nationally.

We are rated as one of the top firms in the UK and believe in speaking to our clients in jargon-free language and ensuring you're speaking to a highly qualified lawyer right from the outset

The scammers often give an alternative number for people to call back on to ensure the call is genuine and instead of hanging up many people are tricked into thinking the call is from their bank and stay on the line.

£1.5 million has already been lost to this type of crime and most of this (£750,000) was taken in the first four months of the year which is equivalent to the whole of 2011.

The UK Payments Council has urged people:

1.  never to hand over their card to anyone who has come to the door,

2. never to enter their pin number over the telephone and to always speak to their bank securely by making sure there is a dial tone when calling and

3. only ever using the bank’s advertised number.

Lauren Haas, Solicitor

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If you would like to talk to someone and discuss a potential claim please call us on 0344 620 6600 anytime between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday, or if you would prefer you can email us at info@blclaims.co.uk