Mid Sussex resident loses hundreds after selling PlayStation 5 to scammer

A Mid Sussex resident was conned out of nearly £600 after selling their Playstation 5 console to scammer, police have said.

Tuesday, 11th May 2021, 3:47 pm

Inspector Darren Taylor, of Mid Sussex Police, said: “The suspect turned up at address and paid cash. Afraid to say the £50 notes were all fake.”

“Please please please do check any notes first and if in doubt just politely refuse,” he added.

People can report information online at www.sussex.police.uk or by calling 101.

Police said a Mid Sussex resident was conned out of nearly £600

People can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.