Double whammy

FRAUDSTERS who pretended to be from a bank and then the police tricked a man into revealing his card details and stole a four-figure sum.

The 64-year-old was telephoned at his Leith home on Monday night by someone claiming to be from his bank.

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The caller said there had been irregularities on his account, asked for his details and told the man to expect a call from police

After the second call, and another attempt to extract cash, the victim became suspicious and contacted police.