Police issue warning over man selling fake phones in Moneymore area

Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S6

Police are urging people across Mid Ulster to beware after a man was reported to be selling fake Samsung Galaxy S6 mobile phones in the Moneymore area.

PSNI Magherafelt said it had received a report on December 26.

It is understood the phones are passable as the real thing, but do not work.

A statement said: “We have received a report recently of a man in the Moneymore area attempting to sell fake Samsung Galaxy S6 mobile phones on Facebook.

“The phones are passable in appearance but do not work and are not a genuine product.

“We would ask everyone to exercise extreme caution when making non-store purchases and would appeal to anyone with suspicions of fraudulent activity to report it to police immediately on 101.”