Past and current shareholders of the Birmingham City have been warned ahead of possible phone and email scam, Birmingham Mail reports.
The club issued the warnings to their shareholders after some were the targets of unscrupulous individuals in a phone and email scam.
According to the club, the body behind the scams was Prudential Group who asked the shareholders to provide personal details, sign agreements and even transfer money. The club made a statement on its official website that reads: “Birmingham City Football club has been made aware that approaches, both by phone and email, have been made to shareholders and former shareholders from a company called Prudential Group with an address of 55th Street, New York.
“Requests have been made to provide personal details, to sign various dealing and non-disclosure agreements in return for returns of up to £7 per share. In some cases, shareholders have been asked to send money as a deposit. Please note that this is a scam and the club strongly recommends that all persons in receipt of such communications do not respond, send money or sign any agreements with Prudential Consultants, Prudential Group or their representatives.”
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