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RUTLAND NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH BRIEF

Alert message sent 26/02/2018 14:35:00

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RUTLAND NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH BRIEF

Local Crime Alert

Since the last Neighbourhood watch brief we have had one report of criminal damage to a vehicle in Church St, Oakham. Unknown person(s) have scratched the front nearside door. This incident occurred between 14/02/2018 14:00 & 14/02/2018 15:00.

One report of theft from a garden in Main St, Market Overton. Unknown person(s) have taken a large quantity of recently delivered wood. This incident occurred between 20/02/2018 09:30 & 20/02/2018 11:30.

Events

Beat Surgery at The Noel PH, Whitwell on 27th March between 18:30 & 19:30

Beat Surgery at Uppingham Methodist Church on 9th March between 10:00 & 11:00

Beat Surgery at Oakham Library on 14th March between 14:00 & 15:00

Beat Surgery at The Barrowden Village Shop on 10th March between 10:00 & 11:00

Latest News

Britain's Greatest Fraudster - Scammers reveal how it takes just 82 SECONDS to trick a victim into sharing their account number - using an app that makes it look like a genuine call from the bank.
Man dubbed Britain's Greatest Fraudster reveals how scammers can trick victims into sharing their bank details in less than two minutes.

They use a free-to-download app that allows them to change the number recipients see on their phones.

SpoofCard also lets the user change the background noise. 

Tony Sales said he would use it to make it seem like he worked for a bank.

If the victim trusted him they would easily hand over their personal details in just 82 seconds.

App is legal to use in the US - but it is illegal to use in the UK. 
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5409557/Britains-fraudsters-reveal-hack-accounts.html#ixzz57vMYxkSY

 

Anyone with information about a crime in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland can call Leicestershire Police by dialing 101 (calls cost 15p) or call Crimestoppers free and anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Will Ryan (Police, Enquiry Officer, Rutland)

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