Highland Hospice charity scammed by around £500,000

ONE of the biggest charities in the Highlands has fallen vicim to a high-value '˜vishing and spoofing' fraud in the north of Scotland.

Highland Hospice. Picture: Contributed
Highland Hospice. Picture: Contributed

A mid-six figure sum of money was fraudulently removed from the charity.

In total the tieves defrauded a number of businesses of almost £2.5million between 19-30 July.