South Australian police are on the hunt for two phone scammers who allegedly impersonated police officers and raided a man’s home after he paid them more than $13,000.
According to SA Police, the victim was first contacted on his mobile phone on July 14 by a man claiming to be a NSW police officer who was investigating the loss of millions of dollars.
The victim was told he had an active warrant before hanging up the phone.
He later received a second call from a Canberra number where the caller claimed to be from the Australian Federal Police (AFP), who was also investigating the missing money the victim needed to pay.
The man from the Adelaide Hills who received that call then searched that phone number online, which matched the AFP’s.
He was told he needed to set up a WhatsApp…