Double whammy

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FRAUDSTERS who pretended to be from a bank and then the police tricked a man into revealing his card details and stole a four-figure sum.

The 64-year-old was telephoned at his Leith home on Monday night by someone claiming to be from his bank.

The caller said there had been irregularities on his account, asked for his details and told the man to expect a call from police

After the second call, and another attempt to extract cash, the victim became suspicious and contacted police.