Message of warning for others

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BE AWARE: Yvonne and Roy Ward from Porepunkah ask locals to band together and spread the word on scams before another family is robbed of thousands. PHOTO: Ashleigh Piles

A POREPUNKAH couple fell victim to a sophisticated phone scam last week which saw thousands removed from their savings.
Roy and Yvonne Ward received a phone call last Thursday where the caller, who claimed to be from Amazon Prime, said they were calling as a reminder to pay their monthly subscription.
For Mrs Ward, who had been on the Amazon website looking at the returns policy a week earlier, the call had her second-guessing if she had accidentally signed up instead of just browsing.

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