Scam alert: fake insurance inspectors seeking personal details

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – Vaud police are alerting the public to a scam that appears to be spreading, with people who say they are cantonal insurance inspectors making visits. The canton does not carry out such inspections, police caution, and anyone contacted by people who say they are inspectors should refuse but contact police with a description of their visitors.

The visitors try to obtain personal details and information that could be useful for thieves.

A safe practice is to not invited anyone into your home if you do not know them.