Southport man victim of con man October 27th, 2015 admin Latest News Shares Comments A con man is working the rounds in the Southport area claiming to be the owner of a well-known Southport taxi firm. Today the victim who would like to remain anonymous contacted OTSnews and said: “A man turned up at my home in Poulton Road at around 8pm, (Saturday Oct 24) and said if gave a donation to queenscourt hospice he will give me £400 back on Sunday. “The man also said he was the owner of a well-know Southport taxi firm. I rang the taxi firm up the following morning (Sunday Oct 25) and they informed me that it was a scam. “I was conned out of £100, I just want to warn people about this!” “I would describe the man as slim build with grey hair and he drove a grey estate. That is all the information I have as the incident happened when it was dark so did not get any more details. I will be reporting it to the police on Monday.” Do you know anyone that has encountered the same man? Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!