7 Aug 2014

Vanuatu police warn of con artists

7:50 pm on 7 August 2014

Police in Vanuatu are warning the public to watch out for scam artists who are believed to be preying on the honesty of Port Vila citizens.

The police say they have received reports from members of the public who have given money to support supposed humanitarian projects, which have turned out to be scams.

They say the scammers stand outside commercial banks, the Western Union offices and supermarkets.

They are urging people to go to their local police station to report any suspicious activity.