E-mail fraud at Stapleford Town Council

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Fraudulent emails impersonating a town council clerk has been sent to hundreds of people.

An email alleging to have been sent by clerk, Margaret Downie, begging for £2,500 so she could return to England from the Ukraine, was sent from Stapleford Town Council’s email account.

The email received by authority contacts was reported to Nottinghamshire Police and the City of London’s phishing department.


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