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Containing the tag : "fraudsters" (100 results)

Alerts sent Tuesday 17 April 2018

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Dorset Alert
Fraudsters are claiming to be from Action Fraud contacting victims using ...
Sent by : Simon Wakely (Dorset Police, PCSO 7439, Sherborne Town)

Alerts sent Thursday 12 April 2018

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West Mids Police
             &n...
Sent by : Jayne Turner (Police Staff, Partnerships Engagement Officer, Solihull)
Notts Police
Watch Channel 5's 'Nailing the Fraudsters' programme tonight, a series which aim...
Sent by : Holly Knebel (Police, Staff, Nottinghamshire)

Alerts sent Wednesday 11 April 2018

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Lincolnshire Police
Lincolnshire residents are being targeted by this fraud with individual losses a...
Sent by : Gill Finn (Police & NHWN, Community Safety Officer, Police Headquarters)

Alerts sent Monday 26 March 2018

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Dorset Alert
A new report from NatWest has identified the top ways they expect fraudsters wil...
Sent by : Simon Wakely (Dorset Police, PCSO 7439, Sherborne Town)
Leicestershire Police
RUTLAND NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH BRIEF Local Crime Alert Since the last Neighb...
Sent by : Will Ryan (Police, Enquiry Officer, Rutland)

Alerts sent Friday 23 March 2018

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Northamptonshire Police
23:31 : HMRC scam
Dear All, Many of you may already know this, but just in case you don't, ...
Sent by : Natasha Fountain (Police, PCSO, East Northants)
Surrey Police
10:14 : SCAM ALERT
SCAM ALERT. We have had three frauds reported in overnight. They all have elde...
Sent by : Carolyn Anstey (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Runnymede)
Dorset Alert
07:54 : Fraud Alert
Increasingly fraud is becoming more complex and deceptive, much of which is targ...
Sent by : Mark Jones (Dorset Police, PCSO 6269, Sherborne Rural)

Alerts sent Thursday 22 March 2018

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Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Alert: Fraudsters claiming to be from HMRC     Following...
Sent by : Willie Clark (NHWN, Community Engagement Officer, NW Scotland)
Surrey Police
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey David Munro has hailed further impr...
Sent by : Andy Reid (Surrey Police, InTheKnow.Community Administrator, Mole Valley)

Alerts sent Friday 16 March 2018

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Thames Valley Police
Courier fraudsters phone and trick victims into handing large sums of cash to...
Sent by : Robert Bliss (NHT, PSCO (bb), Banbury )
Action Fraud (NFIB)
False claims of Telephone Preference Service: Fraudsters are cold-calling vi...
Sent by : Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)

Alerts sent Thursday 15 March 2018

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Dorset Alert
16:25 : Fraud alert
Fraudsters are cold-calling victims, falsely stating that they are calling from&...
Sent by : Communications Team (Dorset Police, CED, Dorset)

Alerts sent Wednesday 14 March 2018

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Leicestershire Police
False claims of Telephone Preference Service: Fraudsters are cold-calling vic...
Sent by : Sam Hancock (Police, Cyber Protect Officer, Leicestershire)

Alerts sent Friday 09 March 2018

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Sussex Police
Friday 2 March to Friday 9 March News and appeals Operation Signature ...
Sent by : Tabitha Baker (Police, Prevention Support and Engagement Officer, Sussex)
Sussex Police
Friday 2 March to Friday 9 March News and appeals   Operation Signatu...
Sent by : Tabitha Baker (Police, Prevention Support and Engagement Officer, Sussex)

Alerts sent Friday 16 February 2018

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Notts Police
We're investigating a recent report where an elderly woman in St Ann's...
Sent by : Holly Knebel (Police, Staff, Nottinghamshire)

Alerts sent Thursday 15 February 2018

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Hampshire Constabulary
18:08 : iTunes Scam
HAMPSHIRE POLICE ARE WARNING OF A SCAM WHERE VICTIMS ARE TELEPHONED BY FRAUDSTER...
Sent by : Lucinda Mack (Police, PCSO, Eastleigh)

Alerts sent Tuesday 13 February 2018

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Hampshire Constabulary
20:22 : I tunes scam
      ...
Sent by : Gary Clarke (Police, PCSO, New Forest District)

Alerts sent Monday 12 February 2018

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Leicestershire Police
Action Fraud are warning people to watch out for fraudsters claiming to be ...
Sent by : Ali Haq (Leicestershire Police,PCSO,South Leicester)

Alerts sent Wednesday 07 February 2018

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Surrey Police
Dear Sir or madam, I want to make you aware of a scam which can bot...
Sent by : Jay Butcher (Surrey Police, InTheKnow.Community Administrator, Corp Comms)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
15:44 : SCAM ALERT
Action Fraud has recently experienced an increase in the number...
Sent by : Allen Paul (Police, Constable, Lothian and Scottish Borders)

Alerts sent Friday 02 February 2018

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Derbyshire Police & Crime Commissioner
Gift cards being used as part of HMRC scam that sees bogus debts and taxes paid ...
Sent by : Jack Foster (Police, Apprentice, Derbyshire)
Hampshire Constabulary
Phantom Debt FraudAction Fraud has recently experienced an increase in the numbe...
Sent by : Jason Steel (3291, PC, Eastleigh)

Alerts sent Thursday 01 February 2018

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Dorset Alert
Action Fraud has recently experienced an increase in the number of calls to memb...
Sent by : Mark Jones (Dorset Police, PCSO 6269, Sherborne Rural)

Alerts sent Wednesday 31 January 2018

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Surrey Police
Fraudsters using the name of the British Council 31st January 2018 ...
Sent by : Andy Reid (Surrey Police, InTheKnow.Community Administrator, Mole Valley)
Action Fraud (NFIB)
Phantom Debt Fraud   Action Fraud has recently experienced an increase...
Sent by : Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)
West Mids Police
Action Fraud has recently experienced an increase in the number...
Sent by : Jessica Redmond (Police,Community engagement officer,Sandwell, partnerships)

Alerts sent Tuesday 30 January 2018

Alert title
Dorset Alert
09:22 : Scam Alert
Parents of children schooled privately are being asked to pay fees which are int...
Sent by : Mark Jones (Dorset Police, PCSO 6269, Sherborne Rural)

Alerts sent Saturday 27 January 2018

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Hampshire Constabulary
We are issuing a warning after a woman was scammed out of £10,000 b...
Sent by : Marisa Charles (Police, Corporate Communications Officer, Hampshire)

Alerts sent Friday 19 January 2018

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Sussex Police
Friday 12 January - Friday 19 January News and appeals Telephone Fraud Ad...
Sent by : Tabitha Baker (Police, Prevention Support and Engagement Officer, Sussex)
Sussex Police
Friday 12 January - Friday 19 January  News and appeals   T...
Sent by : Tabitha Baker (Police, Prevention Support and Engagement Officer, Sussex)
Sussex Police
Friday 12 January - Friday 19 January News and appeals   Telephone Fr...
Sent by : Tabitha Baker (Police, Prevention Support and Engagement Officer, Sussex)

Alerts sent Monday 15 January 2018

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Dorset Alert
We have received reports about fraudsters sending out a range of messages purpor...
Sent by : Mark Jones (Dorset Police, PCSO 6269, Sherborne Rural)

Alerts sent Monday 08 January 2018

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Dorset Alert
Scam warning – Parents of children schooled privately are being asked to p...
Sent by : Communications Team (Dorset Police, CED, Dorset)

Alerts sent Thursday 28 December 2017

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Surrey Police
Royal Mail post box stolen 18/12 09:00 - 19/12 00:00 Kiln Lane / Mill Hilll Lane...
Sent by : Andy Reid (Surrey Police, InTheKnow.Community Administrator, Mole Valley)

Alerts sent Saturday 16 December 2017

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Hampshire Constabulary
Individuals and businesses are being warned to watch out for cold calls and onli...
Sent by : Andrew Ritchie (Police, PCSO, Eastleigh)

Alerts sent Friday 15 December 2017

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Surrey Police
Protect your personal possessions! Don't leave your bag unattended (for i...
Sent by : Andy Reid (Surrey Police, InTheKnow.Community Administrator, Mole Valley)

Alerts sent Thursday 14 December 2017

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Northamptonshire Police
With CAP (Common Agricultural Payments) expected to be paid to farmers in Decemb...
Sent by : Susan Fletcher (Police, Crime Prevention Support Officer, Northamptonshire)

Alerts sent Wednesday 13 December 2017

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Action Fraud (NFIB)
Individuals and businesses are being warned to watch out for cold calls and onli...
Sent by : Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)
Cheshire Constabulary
Some of you may be aware that there is a current scam circulating, for those w...
Sent by : Ric Walker (Police Rural & Wildlife, PC, Macclesfield LPU Wilmslow Knutsford Beat Mgmt Rural & Wildlife)

Alerts sent Monday 11 December 2017

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Hampshire Constabulary
Falling for fraud can happen to any of us when looking for love online. Criminal...
Sent by : Matt Wheeler (Police, PCSO, Shanklin)
Dorset Alert
As part of this year’s Christmas campaign, Dorset Police is reminding the ...
Sent by : Communications Team (Dorset Police, CED, Dorset)

Alerts sent Thursday 07 December 2017

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Action Fraud (NFIB)
Farmers Grant Fraud Alert Payment Diversion Fraud The purpose of this...
Sent by : Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)

Alerts sent Friday 01 December 2017

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Surrey Police
Missing man from Epsom,Mr Howlett has been found safe and well - thanks eveyone ...
Sent by : Andy Reid (Surrey Police, InTheKnow.Community Administrator, Mole Valley)

Alerts sent Tuesday 28 November 2017

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Lincolnshire Police
18:19 : Fraud Alert
Hi Lincolnshire Police are receiving a sharp increase in the reporting of a fra...
Sent by : Christina Worden (Support, PCSO NC10 Lincoln Castle & Minster, Lincoln Station)
Lincolnshire Police
Lincolnshire Police are receiving a sharp increase in the reporting of a fraud, ...
Sent by : Debbie Adams (Police, PCSO , Boultham & Hartsholme NPT)
Lincolnshire Police
16:39 : Scam Alert
Current Courier Fraud Alert   Lincolnshire Police are receiving a s...
Sent by : Catherine Bannister (Support, PCSO NC12 Lincoln Abbey, Lincoln Station)
Lincolnshire Police
14:49 : Fraud
Please  be aware of the following information- please check on elderly and ...
Sent by : Melanie Waldren (Support, PCSO NC13 Lincoln Carholme, Lincoln Station)
Lincolnshire Police
14:46 : Fraud
Please  be aware of the following information- please check on elderly and ...
Sent by : Melanie Waldren (Support, PCSO NC13 Lincoln Carholme, Lincoln Station)
Lincolnshire Police
  Lincolnshire Police are receiving a sharp increase in the reporting of...
Sent by : Caroline Broughton (Police, Sergeant - Community Safety Dept, Nettleham HQ)

Alerts sent Thursday 23 November 2017

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West Mids Police
Dear Sir or madam    With Christmas rapidly approaching, the UK...
Sent by : Kevin Pitt (Police, Engagement and Consultation Officer, Walsall)
Thames Valley Police
Reading Police would like to make residents aware of a scam we know is happening...
Sent by : Liz Herbert (Police, NHW & Community Messaging Co-ordinator, Reading LPA)
Leicestershire Police
Millions put themselves at risk of fraud chasing bargains online New research...
Sent by : Will Ryan (Police, Enquiry Officer, Rutland)

Alerts sent Monday 20 November 2017

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Hampshire Constabulary
Dear Petersfield Residents   We are sending out this Hants Alert so tha...
Sent by : Kathryn Morning (Police, PCSO, East Hampshire District)

Alerts sent Wednesday 15 November 2017

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Hampshire Constabulary
Good afternoon,   Please be aware of recent scams that are in circul...
Sent by : Kieren Rogers (Police, PCSO, East Hampshire District)

Alerts sent Monday 13 November 2017

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West Mids Police
DearSir or madam Just sending on this email alert to enable you to advise a...
Sent by : Allan Cameron (Police,PCSO,Solihull, Smiths Wood)
Action Fraud (NFIB)
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has identified a number of reports...
Sent by : Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)

Alerts sent Friday 10 November 2017

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Surrey Police
Thanks to a vigilant member of the public who reported 2 young men trying car do...
Sent by : Andy Reid (Surrey Police, InTheKnow.Community Administrator, Mole Valley)

Alerts sent Friday 03 November 2017

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Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Inheritance fraud / Scam Inheritance fraud is when you are told that someone ...
Sent by : Willie Clark (NHWN, Community Engagement Officer, NW Scotland)

Alerts sent Friday 27 October 2017

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Surrey Police
SURREY HEATH nEIGHBOURHOOD POLICE TEAM COMMUNIQUE      ...
Sent by : David Howie (Surrey Police, Community Engagement Volunteer, Surrey Heath)

Alerts sent Friday 20 October 2017

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Action Fraud (NFIB)
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have recently not...
Sent by : Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)

Alerts sent Monday 09 October 2017

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Bedfordshire Police
Fraudsters are posing as officials from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) an...
Sent by : Lesley Johnson (Bedfordshire Police, Crime Reduction Officer, Community Safety Dept)

Alerts sent Friday 06 October 2017

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Surrey Police
Alert: PPI fraudsters claiming to be from the FCA 5th October 2017 ...
Sent by : Andy Reid (Surrey Police, InTheKnow.Community Administrator, Mole Valley)

Alerts sent Thursday 28 September 2017

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Dorset Alert
21:11 : Scam Alert
Alert: Fraudsters claiming to be from HMRC Fraudsters are contacting the elde...
Sent by : Steve Willis (Dorset Police, PCSO 6144, East Dorset Rural)

Alerts sent Tuesday 26 September 2017

Alert title
Dorset Alert
09:53 : Scam Alert
A Sherborne resident was contacted by a person purporting to be their internet p...
Sent by : Mark Jones (Dorset Police, PCSO 6269, Sherborne Rural)

Alerts sent Monday 25 September 2017

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West Mids Police
Fraudsters are posing as officials or professionals from the Financial Conduct A...
Sent by : Andrew Hollies (Police,Police Officer,Sandwell, Partnerships)

Alerts sent Friday 08 September 2017

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Hampshire Constabulary
11:29 : ITUNES SCAM
Sir or madam ITUNES GIFT CARDS FRAUD Police are warning people of a trend t...
Sent by : Emma Roberts (Police, PC, Eastleigh District)

Alerts sent Thursday 31 August 2017

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Hampshire Constabulary
We are reminding people to be extra vigilant following a report of bogus phone c...
Sent by : Jack Backwell (Police, Corporate Communications Officer, Hampshire Corporate Communications)

Alerts sent Thursday 10 August 2017

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Derbyshire Police & Crime Commissioner
“Never withdraw cash at the request of a stranger.” That is ...
Sent by : Jack Foster (Police, Apprentice, Derbyshire)

Alerts sent Wednesday 02 August 2017

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Hampshire Constabulary
Dear Sir or madam   We are writing to inform you a recent increase in...
Sent by : Sean Hurst (Police, PCSO, Havant - Battins and West Leigh)

Alerts sent Wednesday 17 May 2017

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Hampshire Constabulary
We are appealing for information after a couple gave £9,500 to fraudsters ...
Sent by : Jack Backwell (Police, Corporate Communications Officer, Hampshire Corporate Communications)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Sent on behalf of Police Scotland Ayrshire Division TELEPHONE FRAUD AYRSHIRE ...
Sent by : Liz Campbell (NW Scotland, Administrator, Scotland)

Alerts sent Monday 08 May 2017

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Thames Valley Police
Some residents from Gerrards Cross, Hedgerley & Fulmer have recently had cre...
Sent by : Marion Davis (Police, Neighbourhood Policing Administrator, Chiltern and South Bucks)

Alerts sent Thursday 04 May 2017

Alert title
Action Fraud (NFIB)
There has been a series of recent incidents reported to Action Fraud where a lon...
Sent by : Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)

Alerts sent Saturday 22 April 2017

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Thames Valley Police
  The Neighbourhood Team  continue to receive reports of scams from...
Sent by : Matthew Lloyd (Police, PS, Wycombe LPA)

Alerts sent Thursday 23 March 2017

Alert title
Dorset Alert
For your information.... Are you receiving scam telephone calls and or email?...
Sent by : Adam Fitzwalter (Dorset Police, PCSO5104, West Moors, St Leonards & St Ives)
Dorset Alert
Fraudsters use hold music in bid to convince unsuspecting banking customers ...
Sent by : Simon Wakely (Dorset Police, PCSO 7439, Sherborne Town)

Alerts sent Tuesday 14 March 2017

Alert title
Dorset Alert
4 scams to look out for Action Fraud is highlighting the latest scams based on ...
Sent by : Simon Wakely (Dorset Police, PCSO 7439, Sherborne Town)
Durham Constabulary
Take 5 minutes to look over the 5 Key Enablers of fraud. Home telephone Inte...
Sent by : Lucy Palmer (Police, PCSO, Darlington)

Alerts sent Monday 13 March 2017

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Surrey Police
Ref 45170024786   Alert: HMRC and iTunes gift card scam.   We are i...
Sent by : Andy Reid (Surrey Police, InTheKnow.Community Administrator, Mole Valley)

Alerts sent Thursday 09 March 2017

Alert title
Derbyshire Police & Crime Commissioner
We are offering advice to help you to stay safe when shopping online following r...
Sent by : Jack Foster (Police, Apprentice, Derbyshire)

Alerts sent Thursday 09 February 2017

Alert title
Thames Valley Police
Following on from a recent increase of victims of this scam in the Chiltern area...
Sent by : Jen Shraga (Police, Police Community Support Officer (PCSO), Chiltern and South Bucks LPA)

Alerts sent Wednesday 08 February 2017

Alert title
Derbyshire Police & Crime Commissioner
The following message is for Medical contacts on the Alert system.   Offi...
Sent by : Tim Parkin (Office of the PCC, Digital Engagement Officer, Derbyshire)

Alerts sent Friday 27 January 2017

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Dorset Alert
In the hundreds of cases reported to Action Fraud since May last year, fra...
Sent by : Simon Wakely (Dorset Police, PCSO 7439, Sherborne Town)

Alerts sent Wednesday 25 January 2017

Alert title
Durham Constabulary
Telephone enabled fraud is a huge problem nationally, Durham Fraud Team have com...
Sent by : Tony Murray (Police, Officer, Durham)

Alerts sent Monday 23 January 2017

Alert title
Action Fraud (NFIB)
Payment diversion alert  Fraudsters are emailing members of the publ...
Sent by : Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)

Alerts sent Wednesday 18 January 2017

Alert title
Derbyshire Police & Crime Commissioner
Derbyshire Police are teaming up with the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NF...
Sent by : Tim Parkin (Office of the PCC, Digital Engagement Officer, Derbyshire)

Alerts sent Thursday 12 January 2017

Alert title
Northamptonshire Police
Fraudsters are initially cold calling education establishments claiming to be fr...
Sent by : Suzie Fletcher (Police, Crime Prevention, Administrator, FHQ)

Alerts sent Tuesday 03 January 2017

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Northamptonshire Police
ALERT   Fraudsters are initially calling education establishments claimin...
Sent by : Suzie Fletcher (Police, Crime Prevention, Administrator, FHQ)

Alerts sent Friday 16 December 2016

Alert title
Dorset Alert
16:07 : HMRC SCAM
HMRC iTunes Voucher SCAM Fraudsters contact victims claiming to be from HM Reve...
Sent by : James Marsh (Dorset Police, PCSO 5528, West Moors, St Leonards & Three Legged Cross)

Alerts sent Tuesday 06 December 2016

Alert title
Dorset Alert
Sharp rise in people being defrauded via adverts on social media This Christmas...
Sent by : Simon Wakely (Dorset Police, PCSO 7439, Sherborne Town)

Alerts sent Saturday 03 December 2016

Alert title
Thames Valley Police
The Police are reissuing their warning to Thames Valley residents to be on their...
Sent by : Wesley Smith (Police, PCSO, Chipping Norton)

Alerts sent Monday 28 November 2016

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Surrey Police
On Friday 25th November at about 8.30pm two men from East London were&...
Sent by : Carmen Lambert Singer (Surrey Police, PC, Reigate & Banstead)

Alerts sent Thursday 24 November 2016

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Northamptonshire Police
This Christmas the City of London police who run Action Fraud, supported by poli...
Sent by : Suzie Fletcher (Police, Crime Prevention, Administrator, FHQ)

Alerts sent Tuesday 22 November 2016

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Northamptonshire Police
Are your employees aware of ways to protect your company from becoming a victim ...
Sent by : Suzie Fletcher (Police, Crime Prevention, Administrator, FHQ)

Alerts sent Tuesday 15 November 2016

Alert title
Surrey Police
Ref: 45160099760 Location: Stubs Hill Dorking Date and Time: 11/11/2016 18:00 ...
Sent by : Andy Reid (Surrey Police, InTheKnow.Community Administrator, Mole Valley)

Alerts sent Thursday 10 November 2016

Alert title
Dorset Alert
#HangUpOnFraudsters - Dorset Police warns of new telephone scam which has emerge...
Sent by : Kate Hann (Dorset Police, PCSO 6268, Ferndown Town)

Alerts sent Wednesday 09 November 2016

Alert title
Dorset Alert
Wednesday 9th November 2016: This is a scam awareness alert. Dorset Police ar...
Sent by : Olivia Galliver (Dorset Police, PCSO 6492, Sherborne)