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Island Escapes issues warning over scam

Scammers 'join on' to Facebook competition

Manx holiday cottage firm Island Escapes is warning of scammers taking advantage of a competition it's running on social media.

Manx Radio received reports of an account pretending to be the company and duping residents out of money via Facebook Messenger.

In a statement, Island Escapes says its blocked the offending account from posting on its page but people may still receive a message from it.

It adds it will never ask for bank details, and anyone who has been scammed is urged to contact their bank.

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