<< Go back to the previous page

Last 24 Hours Hot Topics

Click on a phrase (or tag) to review other recent messages that contain that tag. Larger tags have been used more frequently in messages. Use the radio buttons below to change the date range.

Show me what's been talked about for
Last 24 hours : | Last seven days :

Archive of alert messages

Containing the tag : "bogus" (100 results)

Alerts sent Thursday 22 April 2021

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
A text message similar to the one shown below has recently started circulating i...
Sent by : Bob Lloyd (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Gloucestershire)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Please be aware of bogus workmen that may be operating in the area, followi...
Sent by : Samantha Campbell (Police, Constable, Edinburgh)

Alerts sent Monday 19 April 2021

Alert title
Devon and Cornwall Police
Local Police have become aware of a male pretending to be a British Gas Meter Re...
Sent by : Tim Barnett (Police, Police Community Support Officer, Plymouth Central Efford)

Alerts sent Tuesday 13 April 2021

Alert title
West Yorkshire Police
Bogus officials are thieves who generally prey on the elderly stating that they ...
Sent by : Stephen Forrest (Police,Crime Reduction Officer,West Yorkshire Kirklees Dewsbury)

Alerts sent Wednesday 07 April 2021

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Dear All, Police Scotland have received a few reports this week of potential ...
Sent by : Sonja Kaiser-Ferris (Police, Constable, Edinburgh)

Alerts sent Monday 05 April 2021

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Police Scotland have had over the weekend several reports of possible bogus work...
Sent by : Keri Jones (Police, Constable, Highlands and Island)

Alerts sent Saturday 03 April 2021

Alert title
West Mids Police
Good afternoon, I hope you are keeping well and are enjoying your easter week...
Sent by : Mason Monger (Police,PCSO,Solihull)

Alerts sent Thursday 01 April 2021

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
The following information is being circulated on behalf of Police Scotland Po...
Sent by : Varrie McDevitt (NHWN, Admin Assistant, NW Scotland)

Alerts sent Wednesday 31 March 2021

Alert title
West Yorkshire Police
Bogus officials are thieves who generally prey on the elderly stating that they ...
Sent by : Stephen Forrest (Police,Crime Reduction Officer,West Yorkshire Kirklees Dewsbury)

Alerts sent Tuesday 30 March 2021

Alert title
West Mids Police
Good Morning We have received a report of possible rogue traders operating in t...
Sent by : Kelly Bradburn (Police, PCSO, Bushbury, Lowhill, Fallings Park and Oxley)

Alerts sent Friday 26 March 2021

Alert title
Lancashire Constabulary
Sir or madam We have been made aware of bogus traders in the area who are overch...
Sent by : Jack Spielbichler (Police,Pcso,Blackpool south neighbourhood )

Alerts sent Tuesday 23 March 2021

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
This Message is Distributed on Behalf of Argyll and Bute, Police Scotland Safer ...
Sent by : Mark Armstrong (NHWN, Community Support Officer, NW Scotland)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
This Message is Distributed on Behalf of Argyll and Bute, Police Scotland Safer ...
Sent by : Mark Armstrong (NHWN, Community Support Officer, NW Scotland)

Alerts sent Saturday 20 March 2021

Alert title
West Mids Police
Dear residents of Bilston,For everyone's information, please beware of what I'm ...
Sent by : Gavin Chandler (Police, PCSO, Wolverhampton)

Alerts sent Thursday 18 March 2021

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Following the report of a Bogus Workman gaining entry to an elderly woman's ...
Sent by : Keri Jones (Police, Constable, Highlands and Island)

Alerts sent Wednesday 17 March 2021

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Dear All, Police Scotland have received reports of bogus workmen operating in...
Sent by : Julie Cochrane (Police, Constable, Edinburgh)

Alerts sent Tuesday 16 March 2021

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Dear All, Police Scotland have had reports of possible bogus workmen in the P...
Sent by : Emily Noble (Police, Constable, Prevention,Interventions and Partnerships)

Alerts sent Monday 15 March 2021

Alert title
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
13:11 : Scam News
Dear E copper. While visiting my local Post Office while off duty, I overheard ...
Sent by : Jonathan Hall (Police, PCSO, Cambridgeshire)

Alerts sent Thursday 04 March 2021

Alert title
Humberside Police
A burglary has been reported in your neighbourhood A burglary has been rep...
Sent by : Richard Lawson (Police, PCSO, Humberside Police, Scunthorpe, Scunthorpe North Police station, Town Ward.)
Lancashire Constabulary
Good Morning, please be aware of bogus callers in the Scale ...
Sent by : David Johnson (Police, Police Community Support Officer, WEST - Lancaster)

Alerts sent Wednesday 03 March 2021

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
The following message has been sent on behalf of Police Scotland L Division, D...
Sent by : Willie Clark (NHWN, National Co - ordinator, NW Scotland)

Alerts sent Tuesday 02 March 2021

Alert title
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Police are warning residents in Stonehouse to be alert after a report was receiv...
Sent by : The Appeals Team (Police, External Communications Officer, )
Bedfordshire Police
We have been made aware of some reports from other areas in the country of peopl...
Sent by : Gosia Grabczak (Beds Police, Administrator, Bedfordshire)

Alerts sent Friday 26 February 2021

Alert title
South Yorkshire Police
We have just received a call from a resident in Wheatley Hills that a white male...
Sent by : Andy Ireland (Police, PCSO, Central Doncaster)

Alerts sent Tuesday 23 February 2021

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Dear All, Police Scotland have had reports of a possible bogus window cleaner...
Sent by : Sonja Kaiser-Ferris (Police, Constable, Edinburgh)

Alerts sent Wednesday 17 February 2021

Alert title
Wiltshire Police
We are warning people living in our county to be alert to phone calls that we be...
Sent by : Mark Jones (Police, Media Officer, Wiltshire)

Alerts sent Friday 05 February 2021

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
The following message is being circulated following a post on social media by th...
Sent by : Willie Clark (NHWN, National Co - ordinator, NW Scotland)

Alerts sent Wednesday 03 February 2021

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
  We have been made aware that there is a white van attending residents ad...
Sent by : Jenna Tapley (Police, PCSO, Chester LPU North PCSO)

Alerts sent Tuesday 02 February 2021

Alert title
Humberside Police
16:12 : BOGUS CALLER
An Bogus caller has been reported in your neighbourhood. Please could I mak...
Sent by : Jane Waddingham (Police, PCSO, Frodingham, Scunthorpe)

Alerts sent Friday 29 January 2021

Alert title
West Yorkshire Police
Dear Sir or madam,Please be aware and let your relatives know especially those w...
Sent by : Rehana Begum (Police,Neighbourhood Support Officer,West Yorkshire Police, Bradford East)
Lancashire Constabulary
We have received a report of a possible bogus official in the area. Please rem...
Sent by : Mark Evans (Police, PCSO - Blackburn with Darwen, EAST - Darwen, North Turton with Tockholes)

Alerts sent Thursday 28 January 2021

Alert title
West Mids Police
Hi Sir or madam On 27th Jan at approximately 10:00 hours a distraction burglary ...
Sent by : Tom Keogh (Police, PCSO, Wolverhampton, Springvale)
Lancashire Constabulary
Good afternoon, Just wanted to give you a quick update we've had a bogus house ...
Sent by : Amy walton (Police , PCSO, Lancashire - East - Darwen )

Alerts sent Wednesday 27 January 2021

Alert title
West Yorkshire Police
                      &n...
Sent by : Francis E (Police, PCSO, Inner Leeds South, Leeds, NPT Team 2)

Alerts sent Monday 25 January 2021

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Following reports of bogus workmen in the Moray area Police Scotland are asking ...
Sent by : Keri Jones (Police, Constable, Highlands and Island)

Alerts sent Sunday 24 January 2021

Alert title
Lancashire Constabulary
Good Afternoon Sir or madam We have had a call from a resident in the Warrenside...
Sent by : Andy Shuttleworth (Police, PCSO - Blackburn with Darwen, EAST - Blackburn & Darwen)

Alerts sent Saturday 23 January 2021

Alert title
Humberside Police
An Bogus caller has been reported in your neighbourhood. Please could ...
Sent by : Jane Waddingham (Police, PCSO, Frodingham, Scunthorpe)
Humberside Police
An Bogus caller has been reported in your neighbourhood. Please could ...
Sent by : Jane Waddingham (Police, PCSO, Frodingham, Scunthorpe)

Alerts sent Friday 22 January 2021

Alert title
Humberside Police
Bogus Official incident On Friday 15 January a resident of Aldbrough ...
Sent by : Darren Bainton (Police,PCSO,Mid Holderness )
West Mids Police
Good Morning, We are sending you this message in relation to a distraction bu...
Sent by : Jakob Moloney (Police, PCSO, Handsworth Wood)

Alerts sent Friday 15 January 2021

Alert title
Scottish Borders Council
Update on our Bogus Covid Vaccination message. Turns out was a local GP visiting...
Sent by : Nick Walker (Police Scotland, Constable, Scottish Borders)
Scottish Borders Council
We are urging the public to be vigilant following a report, just received, that ...
Sent by : Nick Walker (Police Scotland, Constable, Scottish Borders)

Alerts sent Wednesday 13 January 2021

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
On Tuesday 12th January 2021 at approx. 08:00am 2 males have called at an addres...
Sent by : Colin Stepney (Police, PCSO, Staffordshire North Staffs Kidsgrove)

Alerts sent Tuesday 12 January 2021

Alert title
West Mids Police
Unfortunately there have been a series of BOGUS CALLER incidents within WINSON...
Sent by : Stuart Ingram (Police, Community Engagement & Faith Officer, Winson Green)

Alerts sent Friday 08 January 2021

Alert title
South Yorkshire Police
No Cold Calling –Please feel free to print the image and stick it in your window...
Sent by : Paul Cundy (South Yorkshire Police, PCSO, Sheffield City Centre )

Alerts sent Wednesday 06 January 2021

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Dear All, Police Scotland have had a report of possible bogus callers in the ...
Sent by : Sonja Kaiser-Ferris (Police, Constable, Edinburgh)

Alerts sent Sunday 03 January 2021

Alert title
West Mids Police
Good Afternoon Sir or madam, I hope everyone has had a good break over the Ch...
Sent by : Jakob Moloney (Police, PCSO, Handsworth Wood)

Alerts sent Thursday 31 December 2020

Alert title
Leicestershire Police
Good Evening Members, COVID-19 vaccine scam text messages We have been mad...
Sent by : Neil Patel (Police, Designated Neighbourhood Officer, East Leicester Area (North Evington))

Alerts sent Wednesday 30 December 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Police Scotland were alerted to a potentially suspicious incident this morning, ...
Sent by : Keri Jones (Police, Constable, Highlands and Island)

Alerts sent Tuesday 22 December 2020

Alert title
West Mids Police
Good afternoon all and Merry Christmas to everybody.Thanks very much to everyone...
Sent by : Ashley Boyce (Police,PCSO,Birmingham East)

Alerts sent Sunday 20 December 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
A local resident received an email seemingly from NCP car parks with a penalty c...
Sent by : Angela Money (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley, West Berkshire LPA)

Alerts sent Saturday 19 December 2020

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
We have received several reports of a scam where the person making a phone call,...
Sent by : Patrick Wright (Police, PCSO, FM South West Stone, Eccleshall & Swynnerton)
Staffordshire Police
We have received several reports of a scam where the person making a phone call,...
Sent by : Patrick Wright (Police, PCSO, FM South West Stone, Eccleshall & Swynnerton)
Staffordshire Police
We have received several reports of a scam where the person making a phone call,...
Sent by : Patrick Wright (Police, PCSO, FM South West Stone, Eccleshall & Swynnerton)

Alerts sent Thursday 17 December 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Police Officers in Dumbarton are aware of males operating in area who appear to ...
Sent by : Tracy Melvin (Police, Constable, Dumbarton Police Office)

Alerts sent Wednesday 16 December 2020

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant to fraudulent callers and door sales agents, as fraudsters ma...
Sent by : Adrian Price (Police, PCSO, South Staffordshire)
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant to fraudulent callers and door sales agents, as fraudsters ma...
Sent by : Adrian Price (Police, PCSO, South Staffordshire)
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant to fraudulent callers and door sales agents, as fraudsters ma...
Sent by : Adrian Price (Police, PCSO, South Staffordshire)
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant to fraudulent callers and door sales agents, as fraudsters ma...
Sent by : Leon Worden (Staffordshire Police, Police Community Support Officer (PCSO), Burntwood, Chasetown, Chase Terrace - Lichfield Neighbourhood)
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant to fraudulent callers and door sales agents, as fraudsters ma...
Sent by : Leon Worden (Staffordshire Police, Police Community Support Officer (PCSO), Burntwood, Chasetown, Chase Terrace - Lichfield Neighbourhood)

Alerts sent Tuesday 15 December 2020

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant to fraudulent callers and door sales agents, as fraudsters ma...
Sent by : Paula Wilkes (Police , Community Support Officer, Wombourne)
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant to fraudulent callers and door sales agents, as fraudsters ma...
Sent by : Paula Wilkes (Police , Community Support Officer, Wombourne)
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant to fraudulent callers and door sales agents, as fraudsters ma...
Sent by : Paula Wilkes (Police , Community Support Officer, Wombourne)
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant to fraudulent callers and door sales agents, as fraudsters ma...
Sent by : Paula Wilkes (Police , Community Support Officer, Wombourne)
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant to fraudulent callers and door sales agents, as fraudsters ma...
Sent by : Paula Wilkes (Police , Community Support Officer, Wombourne)
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant to fraudulent callers and door sales agents, as fraudsters ma...
Sent by : Paula Wilkes (Police , Community Support Officer, Wombourne)
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant to fraudulent callers and door sales agents, as fraudsters ma...
Sent by : Paula Wilkes (Police , Community Support Officer, Wombourne)
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant to fraudulent callers and door sales agents, as fraudsters ma...
Sent by : Paula Wilkes (Police , Community Support Officer, Wombourne)
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant to fraudulent callers and door sales agents, as fraudsters ma...
Sent by : Paula Wilkes (Police , Community Support Officer, Wombourne)
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant to fraudulent callers and door sales agents, as fraudsters ma...
Sent by : Paula Wilkes (Police , Community Support Officer, Wombourne)

Alerts sent Monday 14 December 2020

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant to fraudulent callers and door sales agents, as fraudsters ma...
Sent by : Teresa Nicholls (Police, PCSO, South Staffordshire)
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant to fraudulent callers and door sales agents, as fraudsters ma...
Sent by : Teresa Nicholls (Police, PCSO, South Staffordshire)

Alerts sent Friday 11 December 2020

Alert title
West Mids Police
Please be aware when opening your door to anyone you do recognise or who you are...
Sent by : Garry Marson (Police, PCSO, Dudley North)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
The following information has been circulated on behalf of Police Scotland For...
Sent by : Willie Clark (NHWN, National Co - ordinator, NW Scotland)

Alerts sent Thursday 10 December 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Bogus Highways Department Workmen Warning!  Schools, churches, pubs, soc...
Sent by : Colin Cartwright (NWN, Chair, MSA, Warwickshire)

Alerts sent Wednesday 09 December 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Trading Standards Alert: Bogus Highways Department Workmen Buildings with pri...
Sent by : Colin Cartwright (NWN, Chair, MSA, Warwickshire)

Alerts sent Wednesday 02 December 2020

Alert title
Derbyshire Constabulary
Good evening,Thank you for completing the Derbyshire talking survey.I am sorry t...
Sent by : Benjamin Morris (Police, PCSO, Derbyshire Dales)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Good News - Bogus Workman Incidents The following message has been circulated...
Sent by : Willie Clark (NHWN, National Co - ordinator, NW Scotland)
Northamptonshire Police
Morning Everyone,Yesterday Tues 1 Dec we received a call from a resident on Well...
Sent by : Tim Butter (Police, Community Support Officer, East Northants & Wellingborough)

Alerts sent Tuesday 01 December 2020

Alert title
South Yorkshire Police
A bogus gardener who tricked elderly victims into handing over money for jobs he...
Sent by : Kieran Frain (Police, Sgt, Sheffield, Central & North West NPT, Deepcar)

Alerts sent Friday 27 November 2020

Alert title
West Yorkshire Police
Dear Sir or madam,West Yorkshire Police has received several reports of burglari...
Sent by : Rehana Begum (Police,Neighbourhood Support Officer,West Yorkshire Police, Bradford East)
West Yorkshire Police
In recent days we have seen an emerging issue of offenders burgling the homes of...
Sent by : Dan Wood (Police , Chief Inspector , West Yorkshire )
West Yorkshire Police
We are noticing an increase in reports of 'doorstep traders' in the West of Leed...
Sent by : Dan Pickles (Police,District Neighbourhood Support Officer,Leeds North West)

Alerts sent Thursday 26 November 2020

Alert title
South Yorkshire Police
12:48 : COLD CALLING
NO APPOINTMENT?DON’T BOTHER KNOCKINGPlease be aware we 2 separate incidents in t...
Sent by : Jane Hamill (Police,PCSO,Doncaster East)

Alerts sent Tuesday 24 November 2020

Alert title
Notts Police
West Bridgford neighbourhood policing team have been conducting foot patrols in ...
Sent by : Robert Archer (, , )
South Yorkshire Police
19:28 : Cold calling
No Cold Calling –Please feel free to print the image and stick it in your window...
Sent by : Paul Cundy (South Yorkshire Police, PCSO, Sheffield City Centre )
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Dear All, Police Scotland have had a report of a possible bogus caller in the...
Sent by : Sonja Kaiser-Ferris (Police, Constable, Edinburgh)

Alerts sent Thursday 19 November 2020

Alert title
Scottish Borders Council
We posted yesterday regarding apparently bogus doorstep callers operating in the...
Sent by : Nick Walker (Police Scotland, Constable, Scottish Borders)

Alerts sent Wednesday 18 November 2020

Alert title
Scottish Borders Council
An elderly resident in Galashiels was approached in her garden by a male “...
Sent by : Nick Walker (Police Scotland, Constable, Scottish Borders)

Alerts sent Tuesday 17 November 2020

Alert title
West Yorkshire Police
Dear Sir or madam,Tuesday 17 November, 2020Police are appealing for witnesses fo...
Sent by : Rehana Begum (Police,Neighbourhood Support Officer,West Yorkshire Police, Bradford East)

Alerts sent Friday 13 November 2020

Alert title
South Yorkshire Police
Buying on your doorstep can be convenient. However, a salesman who uses clever t...
Sent by : DANE Plant (Police, PCSO, Rotherham South LPT)

Alerts sent Wednesday 11 November 2020

Alert title
South Yorkshire Police
HelloPlease be on alert for individuals claiming to be concerned about the secur...
Sent by : Ayaz Riaz (Police, PCSO, Sheffield North East)
Surrey Police
SCAM - Possible bogus callers - we have been made aware of two men calling on pe...
Sent by : Carolyn Anstey (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Runnymede)

Alerts sent Tuesday 10 November 2020

Alert title
South Yorkshire Police
No Cold Calling –Please feel free to print the image and stick it in your window...
Sent by : Paul Cundy (South Yorkshire Police, PCSO, Sheffield City Centre )

Alerts sent Thursday 05 November 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Dear All, Police Scotland have had a report of possible bogus callers in the ...
Sent by : Sonja Kaiser-Ferris (Police, Constable, Edinburgh)

Alerts sent Wednesday 04 November 2020

Alert title
South Yorkshire Police
07:58 : Cold Calling
No Cold Calling –Please feel free to print the image and stick it in your window...
Sent by : Jane Hamill (Police,PCSO,Doncaster East)

Alerts sent Monday 02 November 2020

Alert title
South Yorkshire Police
No Cold Calling –Please feel free to print the image and stick it in your window...
Sent by : Paul Cundy (South Yorkshire Police, PCSO, Sheffield City Centre )

Alerts sent Sunday 01 November 2020

Alert title
Northamptonshire Police
Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a distraction Bu...
Sent by : Leo Holmes (Police, Police Community Support Officer, Wellingborough & East Northants)

Alerts sent Friday 30 October 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Dear All,   Please be aware of a potential bogus trader who is currently ...
Sent by : Samantha Campbell (Police, Constable, Edinburgh)
South Yorkshire Police
No Cold Calling –Please feel free to print the image and stick it in your window...
Sent by : Christopher Ling (Police, PC, Royston, Barnsley North )