'A criminal posing as BT engineer took control of my computer - then robbed me of £7,800': Fraudsters are using new tactics to plunder people's bank accounts | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


'A criminal posing as BT engineer took control of my computer - then robbed me of £7,800': Fraudsters are using new tactics to plunder people's bank accounts

When David Couldwell received a call on his landline from a BT engineer explaining that his internet router had been hacked and urgent security tests were needed, he was only too willing to help.

But unbeknown to David, the call was not from BT. It was from a fraudster who, by taking control of his computer remotely, removed almost £7,800 from his bank and saving accounts with NatWest.

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