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Containing the tag : "scam" (100 results)

Alerts sent Friday 13 July 2018

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West Mids Police
Dear Sir or madam A local resident has alerted me to a scam that is bein...
Sent by : Kevin Pitt (Police, Engagement and Consultation Officer, Walsall)
Surrey Police
NHW have introduced a fantastic new practical Crime and Vulnerability Toolkits s...
Sent by : Andy Reid (Surrey Police, InTheKnow.Community Administrator, Mole Valley)

Alerts sent Wednesday 11 July 2018

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Dorset Alert
A Sherborne resident has been the victim of a bogus police officer telephone sca...
Sent by : Mark Jones (Dorset Police, PCSO 6269, Sherborne Rural)
Hampshire Constabulary
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) has been alerted to a tel...
Sent by : Marisa Charles (Police, Corporate Communications Officer, Hampshire)

Alerts sent Tuesday 10 July 2018

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Lincolnshire Police
Good Day Alert message for a Property Marking and Scam Awareness session at t...
Sent by : Nigel Miller (Police, Police Community Support Officer, Coast)

Alerts sent Monday 09 July 2018

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Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Monday 9th July 2018 for Ascot.   A good weeken...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, NHW & Community Msg Co-ordinator, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
West Mids Police
Dear Sir or madam This is a warning message from West Midlands Police to...
Sent by : Kevin Pitt (Police, Engagement and Consultation Officer, Walsall)
West Mids Police
Good Morning Sir or madam,This is a warning message from West Midlands Police to...
Sent by : Tina Fallon (Police , Engagement and Consultations officer, Wolverhampton Partnerships)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
SCAM - Calls have been received by members of the Shetland Community informing t...
Sent by : Carole Smith (Police, Constable, Shetland)

Alerts sent Saturday 07 July 2018

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Cheshire Constabulary
Dear Resident, Please be wary of phone calls stating that the person calling ...
Sent by : Lisa Furmanek (Police, PCSO, Macclesfield LPU North & Poynton PCSO)

Alerts sent Friday 06 July 2018

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Dorset Alert
Fraud over the phone – or Vishing – is when a fraudster calls claimi...
Sent by : Mark Jones (Dorset Police, PCSO 6269, Sherborne Rural)
Action Fraud (NFIB)
Watch out for these fake Argos texts offering refunds These fake text mes...
Sent by : Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)

Alerts sent Thursday 05 July 2018

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Cheshire Constabulary
16:08 : Scam Alert
POLICE OFFICER IMPERSONATION COURIER FRAUD The Scam: Offenders cold ca...
Sent by : Phillip Hilton (Police, PCSO, Warrington South LPU)
Cheshire Constabulary
14:58 : Scam alert
POLICE OFFICER IMPERSONATION COURIER FRAUD The Scam: Offenders cold ca...
Sent by : Jessica Shore (Police, PCSO, Macclesfield LPU Congleton PCSO)

Alerts sent Tuesday 03 July 2018

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Lincolnshire Police
Good afternoon.  Please be aware of telephone calls from firms claiming you...
Sent by : Teresa Key (Police, PCSO, Spilsby)
Cheshire Constabulary
Detectives are urging residents in Cheshire to be vigilant after an elderly woma...
Sent by : Emma James (Police, Media Officer, Winsford)
Derbyshire Police & Crime Commissioner
Welcome to the eighth edition of the Derbyshire County Council Scams Awareness B...
Sent by : Tim Parkin (Office of the PCC, Digital Engagement Officer, Derbyshire)

Alerts sent Monday 02 July 2018

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Cheshire Constabulary
Email Scam   We have recently received information from one of our...
Sent by : Wendy Dalton (Police, PCSO, Ellesmere Port East LPU PCSO)

Alerts sent Saturday 30 June 2018

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Northamptonshire Police
It’s easier to spot a scam if you know what to look for. #ScamAwarenessMon...
Sent by : Craig Blacha (Police, Police Community Support Officer, Wellingborough Neighbourhood Policing Team)

Alerts sent Friday 29 June 2018

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Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
SCAMS CAMPAIGN ROUNDS OFF WITH MESSAGE TO LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER   W...
Sent by : Kirsten Halliday (NHWN, Coordinator, West Dunbartonshire Community Watch)
Surrey Police
Dear Sir or madam , You may find the below story about a man convicted of fraud...
Sent by : Luke Taylor (Surrey Police Corporate Comms, Media Relations, Guildford)

Alerts sent Thursday 28 June 2018

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Surrey Police
Some further advice on how to protect the elderly and vulnerable from becoming...
Sent by : Jo Wright (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Epsom & Ewell)
Surrey Police
Don’t be a victim to the Door-To-Door Scammer Many legitimate busines...
Sent by : Jo Wright (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Epsom & Ewell)

Alerts sent Wednesday 27 June 2018

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Surrey Police
KEEP CALM AND HANG UP You receive an unexpected call and the person on ...
Sent by : Jo Wright (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Epsom & Ewell)

Alerts sent Tuesday 26 June 2018

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West Mids Police
News and Scam Alerts from Coventry Trading Standards - 26 June 2018 Coven...
Sent by : Peter (Police,Engagement Officer,Coventry)
Sussex Police
A scam has been reported in your neighbourhood: We have had several repor...
Sent by : Tabitha Baker (Police, Prevention Support and Engagement Officer, Sussex)

Alerts sent Monday 25 June 2018

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Surrey Police
Every week thousands of people lose tens of millions of pounds to lottery scam...
Sent by : Jo Wright (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Epsom & Ewell)

Alerts sent Sunday 24 June 2018

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Neighbourhood Watch
They say there are no NEW scams just amended and reinvented one's. J...
Sent by : Terry Rickards (NHWN, Administrator, Adur / Worthing)

Alerts sent Friday 22 June 2018

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Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Friday 22nd June 2018 for Ascot.   A good end t...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, NHW & Community Msg Co-ordinator, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Friday 22nd June 2018 for Maidenhead.   A good ...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, NHW & Community Msg Co-ordinator, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Friday 22nd June 2018 for Windsor.   First can ...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, NHW & Community Msg Co-ordinator, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)

Alerts sent Thursday 21 June 2018

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Dorset Alert
Police would like to make you aware of the following scam which has occurred in ...
Sent by : Bev Wright (Dorset Police, Volunteer 4987, Poole and Purbeck)

Alerts sent Monday 18 June 2018

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Neighbourhood Watch
If you’re called out of the blue, you should be suspicious. If you get a...
Sent by : Clare Percival (NHWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, West Oxfordshire and Cherwell)
Police Scotland
This Wednesday, 20 June 2018, between 10 am and 2pm on the pedestrianised a...
Sent by : Shirley Duff (Police Scotland, Public Enquiry & Support Assistant, Highland Perthshire)

Alerts sent Friday 15 June 2018

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Police Scotland
  <img src="data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAfIAAAEECAY...
Sent by : Darren Mills (Safer Communities, North East Division, Police Scotland)

Alerts sent Thursday 14 June 2018

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
12:14 : Recent SCAMS
Recent incidents involving fraudsters have seen people tricked out of thousands ...
Sent by : Mark Jackson (Police, Constable, East Dunbartonshire)

Alerts sent Wednesday 13 June 2018

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Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Dear members,   This is a reminder that tomorrow THURSDAY 14th JUNE 2...
Sent by : Davey Karen (Police, PCSO, Huntingdonshire - St Neots)
Dorset Alert
Good Afternoon, Following a couple of incidents reporting Rogue Traders and a...
Sent by : Adam Fitzwalter (Dorset Police, PCSO5104, West Moors, St Leonards & St Ives)
Thames Valley Police
We have received a report of a scam in Letcombe Regis near Wantage. The caller c...
Sent by : Julia Williams (Police, Neighbourhood Policing Admin, South Oxon and Vale)

Alerts sent Tuesday 12 June 2018

Alert title
Dorset Alert
Police would like to make you aware of the following scam which has occurred in ...
Sent by : Adam Fitzwalter (Dorset Police, PCSO5104, West Moors, St Leonards & St Ives)

Alerts sent Saturday 09 June 2018

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Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Dear members, I am writing to let you know that on THURSDAY 14th JUNE 2018 PC...
Sent by : Davey Karen (Police, PCSO, Huntingdonshire - St Neots)
Devon and Cornwall Police
The Exeter Neighbourhood Team would like to make everyone aware that we have rec...
Sent by : Ben Turner (Exeter Neighborhood Police Team, PCSO, Duryard, the University and St James)

Alerts sent Friday 08 June 2018

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Thames Valley Police
Have your say / Scam awareness event – Aylesbury Town Centre   ...
Sent by : Diane Brown (Police, NHW & Community Messaging Co-ordinator, Aylesbury Vale LPA)

Alerts sent Thursday 07 June 2018

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Northamptonshire Police
Owners of missing dogs are being urged not to engage with a potential telephone ...
Sent by : Craig Blacha (Police, Police Community Support Officer, Wellingborough Neighbourhood Policing Team)
Police Scotland
  <img src="data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAhYAAAEXCAY...
Sent by : Darren Mills (Safer Communities, North East Division, Police Scotland)
Surrey Police
NOTTINGHAM KNOCKER We had a rather distressing report of a particularly aggress...
Sent by : Angus Lawrie (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Tandridge)

Alerts sent Wednesday 06 June 2018

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Neighbourhood Watch
**June is Scams Awareness Month**   Have you fallen victim to a sc...
Sent by : Clare Percival (NHWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, West Oxfordshire and Cherwell)

Alerts sent Saturday 02 June 2018

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Hampshire Constabulary
Scams Awareness Month  JUNE 2018. Scams Awareness Month is a yearly campai...
Sent by : Jacqueline May (Police, PCSO, Vent)
Humberside Police
HMRC Scam Warning Please pass this warning to your friends and relatives. ...
Sent by : Keeley Burrows (Police, PCSO, Humberston, New Waltham, Cleethorpes Police Team )

Alerts sent Wednesday 30 May 2018

Alert title
Leicestershire Police
Dear MembersIt has come to my attention that there has been a number of emails c...
Sent by : Ali Haq (Leicestershire Police,PCSO,South Leicester)
Police Scotland
Police Scotland would like to warn the public that it has received a complaint r...
Sent by : Shirley Duff (Police Scotland, Public Enquiry & Support Assistant, Highland Perthshire)
West Mids Police
Dear Resident A local resident has been scammed out of a large sum of money f...
Sent by : Toni Jones (Police, PCSO, Selly Oak)

Alerts sent Tuesday 29 May 2018

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West Mids Police
Scam Alerts and News from Coventry Trading Standards - 25 May 2018 Coventry ...
Sent by : Peter (Police,Engagement Officer,Coventry)

Alerts sent Thursday 24 May 2018

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Leicestershire Police
14:11 : Scam Alert
An elderly lady received a call from persons pretending to be the Police and inv...
Sent by : Will Ryan (Police, Enquiry Officer, Rutland)

Alerts sent Wednesday 23 May 2018

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Devon and Cornwall Police
We would like to make you aware of the following scam. As we are unable to info...
Sent by : Linzi Berryman (Police, Community Messaging Officer, Devon and Cornwall)
Police Scotland
Officers are urging members of the public to be on their guard after a small num...
Sent by : Darren Mills (Safer Communities, North East Division, Police Scotland)
Dorset Alert
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are currently processing tax refunds after the end...
Sent by : Mark Jones (Dorset Police, PCSO 6269, Sherborne Rural)
Dorset Alert
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are currently processing tax refunds after the end...
Sent by : Mark Jones (Dorset Police, PCSO 6269, Sherborne Rural)
Dorset Alert
Fraud over the phone – or Vishing – is when a fraudster calls claimi...
Sent by : Mark Jones (Dorset Police, PCSO 6269, Sherborne Rural)
Dorset Alert
Fraud over the phone – or Vishing – is when a fraudster calls claimi...
Sent by : Mark Jones (Dorset Police, PCSO 6269, Sherborne Rural)

Alerts sent Tuesday 22 May 2018

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Cheshire Constabulary
Good Afternoon, Within the last week we have two addresses in the village where...
Sent by : Stephen Marnick (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU Outer PCSO)
Thames Valley Police
Be Aware of Courier Fraud and Scams – Aylesbury Vale Thames Valley Poli...
Sent by : Diane Brown (Police, NHW & Community Messaging Co-ordinator, Aylesbury Vale LPA)

Alerts sent Monday 21 May 2018

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Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Monday 21st May 2018 for Ascot.     FAC...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, NHW & Community Msg Co-ordinator, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Monday 21st May 2018 for Windsor.     F...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, NHW & Community Msg Co-ordinator, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Monday 21st May 2018 for Maidenhead.    FA...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, NHW & Community Msg Co-ordinator, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Thames Valley Police
Be Aware of Courier Fraud and Scams - Thame Thames Valley Police is warning...
Sent by : Julia Williams (Police, Neighbourhood Policing Admin, South Oxon and Vale)
Police Scotland
Officers are urging businesses in the North East to be wary of suspicious activi...
Sent by : Darren Mills (Safer Communities, North East Division, Police Scotland)

Alerts sent Thursday 17 May 2018

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Devon and Cornwall Police
We have today (Thurs 17 May) received information relating to a telephone/bank s...
Sent by : Dave Meredith (Police, Sector Inspector, Newquay)
Notts Police
We've recently seen an increase in fraud incidents where the offender cl...
Sent by : Holly Knebel (Police, Staff, Nottinghamshire)
Lincolnshire Police
Hello good morning, this is PCSO Nigel Wass. We would like to make people aware ...
Sent by : Nigel Wass (Support, PCSO NC56 Horncastle & Wragby, Horncastle Station)

Alerts sent Wednesday 16 May 2018

Alert title
West Mids Police
Please be aware of a telephone scam targeting the elderly and vulnerable in our ...
Sent by : David (Police,PCSO,Walsall Brownhills)
Notts Police
The Bulwell Beat Team would like to make everyone aware that we have seen an inc...
Sent by : Jason Sergeant (PCSO, PCSO 8609, Bulwell)

Alerts sent Tuesday 15 May 2018

Alert title
Dorset Alert
Action Fraud is the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cyber cri...
Sent by : Mark Jones (Dorset Police, PCSO 6269, Sherborne Rural)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
This time of year can often see an increase in Bogus Caller crime and scams. The...
Sent by : Mark Jackson (Police, Constable, East Dunbartonshire)
West Mids Police
What is a phone scam? These cold-call scams typically involve fraudsters dec...
Sent by : Aaron Murdoch (NHPU,PCSO,Sohlihull rural)
Dorset Alert
13:37 : SCAM CALLS
****NORTH DORSET AREA**** Over the weekend 2 local residents were contacted b...
Sent by : Mandy Robinson (Dorset Police, PCSO 5352, Stour Valley)
Devon and Cornwall Police
We have been made aware that residents have received cold calls by t...
Sent by : Linzi Berryman (Police, Community Messaging Officer, Devon and Cornwall)

Alerts sent Monday 14 May 2018

Alert title
West Mids Police
There have been another Two scam phone calls to elderly residents in the Streetl...
Sent by : Tracy Ash (Police, PCSO, Aldridge)
Cleveland Police
Warning after Reports of Scam Officers are issuing a warning after members of...
Sent by : Adrienne Maddison (Police, Corporate, Communications Unit)
Cleveland Police
New Scam Warning     We have had information from one of our ...
Sent by : Paul Payne (Police, Rural Crime Reduction Officer , Cleveland)

Alerts sent Sunday 13 May 2018

Alert title
Northamptonshire Police
Safety on the telephone & online 13th May 2018 Please be aware of bogu...
Sent by : Craig Blacha (Police, Police Community Support Officer, Wellingborough Neighbourhood Policing Team)

Alerts sent Saturday 12 May 2018

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Cleveland Police
Dear Residents,           &nb...
Sent by : Martin bennett (Police,Pcso,Cleveland )

Alerts sent Friday 11 May 2018

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West Mids Police
10:08 : Courier scam
We have had another call from and elderly resident in Streetly saying they have ...
Sent by : Tracy Ash (Police, PCSO, Aldridge)

Alerts sent Wednesday 09 May 2018

Alert title
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
We have had a recent scam reported to police where a telephone call was received...
Sent by : Amanda Large (Police, Crime Prevention Officer, Peterborough)
Thames Valley Police
Courier Fraud Scam in Oxford On Saturday (5/5) an 80-year-old female resident i...
Sent by : Michelle Beahan (Police, NHW & Community Messaging Co-ordinator, Oxford LPA)

Alerts sent Monday 07 May 2018

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
16:28 : Scams
Police Scotland have recieved a number of reports in relation to fruadulent sche...
Sent by : Debbie Donkin (Police, Sergeant, Angus / Tayside)

Alerts sent Saturday 05 May 2018

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Surrey Police
Better late than never it’s… a week in the borough!  *Frida...
Sent by : Steven Fairs (Surrey Police, PCSO, Epsom & Ewell)

Alerts sent Friday 04 May 2018

Alert title
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Hi I am writing to let you know that on THURSDAY 10TH MAY 2018 PCSO 7101 BRAD...
Sent by : Richard Braddick (Police, PCSO, Huntingdonshire - St Neots)
Surrey Police
Dear Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator Please pass onto members of your watch w...
Sent by : Phil Snow (Surrey Police, Rural Crime, Waverley)
Lincolnshire Police
There have been several reported cases in our area of a male telephoning victims...
Sent by : Jacqueline Parker (Support, PCSO NC07 Nettleham, Market Rasen Station)
Neighbourhood Watch
Sadly Doorstep Crime, Scams and Fraud is on the increase! We have arranged fo...
Sent by : Clare Percival (NHWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, West Oxfordshire and Cherwell)

Alerts sent Thursday 03 May 2018

Alert title
Northamptonshire Police
<img src="data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAloAAAC/CAYAAAAmTXLyA...
Sent by : James Ferguson (Police, PCSO, East Northants)
Cheshire Constabulary
Officers are working with an victim of a scam in the Warrington area who was c...
Sent by : Jayne Drum (Police, Beat Management , WARR Beat B)
Neighbourhood Watch
Neighbourhood Watch Message   Scam Text from D.V.L.A.   Ne...
Sent by : Simon Bailey (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Glouce)
Neighbourhood Watch
Neighbourhood Watch Message   Scam Text   New variation on...
Sent by : Simon Bailey (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Glouce)

Alerts sent Wednesday 02 May 2018

Alert title
Lancashire Constabulary
Recent scam where a person pretending to be a police officer has rung an elderly...
Sent by : Dave Johnson (Police, PCSO - Cliviger and Worsthorne, EAST)
Lincolnshire Police
08:54 : SCAM ALERT
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) have noticed an i...
Sent by : Martin Pearson (Support, PCSO, Spilsby NPT)

Alerts sent Tuesday 01 May 2018

Alert title
Sussex Police
1/5/18   We have had a number of reports of courier scams across...
Sent by : Lee Melbourne (Police, Prevention Support & Engagement Officer, Sussex)

Alerts sent Monday 30 April 2018

Alert title
West Mids Police
Please be aware of Rubbish Collection Scam. Please don't give money to anybo...
Sent by : Sajid khan (Police, PCSO, Shard End)
Humberside Police
Automated Action Fraud Tech Support - scam calls We are aware of fraudsters cla...
Sent by : Ivan Simms (Police,DS,ECU)