Residents in Stroud have reported receiving scam phone calls relating to coronavirus today.
Numerous people have received phone calls where they have been told they need to buy face masks.
On Facebook, one user wrote: “Just had a phone call to say everyone in the UK must wear face masks now and to press one to buy it.”
Another person wrote:” Warning, just had a spam phone call from 01453 488142.
“The caller said Coronavirus guidelines issued, everyone has to wear a mask. Press a number to buy.”
If you think you or someone you know has been defrauded, you can report it to Action Fraud online or by calling 0300 123 2040. For more advice about fraud, visit bit.ly/3bpmtjC