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Scammer Nearly Steals Grandma’s Savings Until This Post Office Worker Intervenes.

A two-photo collage. The first is a Facebook post from Premier West End Paisley & Post Office. The post isn’t entirely visible, but it’s clear that a postal worker helped stop an elderly woman from being scammed. The second photo shows the outside of a Premier West End Paisley & Post Office.

Nowadays, it seems like it’s more common than ever to interact with someone who is trying to scam you, whether through phone or email. Sometimes it’s obvious when this is happening, but that’s not always the case. It can be especially tough for our older loved ones to recognize when someone isn’t who they claim they are.

It’s absolutely heartbreaking when a scammer is successful. Luckily, there are folks like Najma from the Premier West End Paisley & Post Office in the UK who don’t hesitate to intervene when they notice something isn’t right.

Outside of a Premier West End Paisley & Post Office.

In fact, just last week, the post office shared a Facebook post revealing that Najma recently did just that. Thanks to this kind employee, a sweet elderly woman wasn’t scammed out of her savings. Read about how she was able to help her in the photo below!

Facebook post from Premier West End Paisley & Post Office that reads:

Najma from our Post Office has today foiled ANOTHER attempted scam and saved a vulnerable pensioner from sending £3000 by post.
The scammers claimed to be from her bank and told her there was

The world truly could use more folks like Najma. By helping each other, we do our part to make the world a better place.

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