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Warning over fake officials scam in West Midlands

Phone scammers have conned more than 40 people across the West Midlands - including 12 this week - by pretending to be bank or police officials.

BBC reporter Peter Wilson spoke to Chief Insp Adrian Atherley, from West Midlands Police, as well as one of the victims.

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