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Containing the tag : "fraudster" (56 results)

Alerts sent Tuesday 18 February 2020

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Gloucestershire Constabulary
**Please be aware of fraudsters targeting elderly and vulnerable victims are ope...
Sent by : Jo Upton (Police, PCSO, Stroud)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
**Please be aware of fraudsters targeting elderly and vulnerable victims are ope...
Sent by : Natalie Johnson (Police, PC, Stroud NPT)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
**Please be aware of fraudsters targeting elderly and vulnerable victims are ope...
Sent by : Natalie Johnson (Police, PC, Stroud NPT)
Cheshire Constabulary
Having received a number of calls last week, it is apparent that the Amazon Prim...
Sent by : Wendy Leason (Police, Community Support Officer, Saughall)

Alerts sent Friday 14 February 2020

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Derbyshire Constabulary
With the love of Valentine’s Day at the forefront of people’s minds ...
Sent by : Carole Woodall (Police, Communications Administrator, Derbyshire)

Alerts sent Wednesday 12 February 2020

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Northamptonshire Police
Please see information below from Action Fraud UK about the recent Amazon P...
Sent by : Kelly Noble (Police, Social Media Engagement Officer, Corporate Communications, Countywide)
Hampshire Constabulary
The scam, which we first reported on in October 2019, involves victims receiving...
Sent by : James Adnitt (Police, Cyber Protect Officer, Hampshire )

Alerts sent Thursday 30 January 2020

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Gloucestershire Constabulary
Good morning,We are aware that a number of people in the Stroud area have receiv...
Sent by : Victoria Brinton (Police, Cyber Protect Officer, Gloucestershire)

Alerts sent Friday 24 January 2020

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Gloucestershire Constabulary
Fraudsters are contacting Gloucestershire residents pretending to be either pol...
Sent by : Jo Upton (Police, PCSO, Stroud)

Alerts sent Tuesday 21 January 2020

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Cheshire Constabulary
What it is Courier fraud occurs when a fraudster contacts victims by teleph...
Sent by : Chris Hodgson (Police, Community Support Officer, Warrington)

Alerts sent Friday 17 January 2020

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South Yorkshire Police
The force's fraud team is this week supporting a national drive to tackle courie...
Sent by : Jane Hamill (Police,PCSO,Doncaster East)

Alerts sent Wednesday 15 January 2020

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Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Dear subscriber, We are urging members of the public to be aware of instances...
Sent by : Lauren Alexander (Police, Senior Communications Officer, Cambridgeshire Constabulary)
South Yorkshire Police
Take Five to Stop Fraud is a national fraud awareness campaign launched to help ...
Sent by : Alison Cundy (Police, PCSO, Sheffield Central NHP)

Alerts sent Monday 13 January 2020

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Northamptonshire Police
What’s courier fraud?Criminals typically carry out courier fraud by cold calling...
Sent by : Craig Blacha (Police, Police Community Support Officer, Wellingborough)
Wiltshire Police
Figures from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau show courier fraud is on the...
Sent by : Philip Mackie (Police, Communications Officer, Wiltshire)

Alerts sent Friday 10 January 2020

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Devon and Cornwall Police
Please can you pass this message on to family, friends and social groups? Wha...
Sent by : Shirley Craft (Police, Community Messaging Officer, Devon & Cornwall)
Devon and Cornwall Police
Please can you pass this message on to family, friends and social groups? Wha...
Sent by : Shirley Craft (Police, Community Messaging Officer, Devon & Cornwall)
Devon and Cornwall Police
Please can you pass this message on to family, friends and social groups?  ...
Sent by : Shirley Craft (Police, Community Messaging Officer, Devon & Cornwall)
Devon and Cornwall Police
Please can you pass this message on to family, friends and social groups?  ...
Sent by : Shirley Craft (Police, Community Messaging Officer, Devon & Cornwall)

Alerts sent Thursday 09 January 2020

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West Mids Police
Fraudsters want your PIN and bank card - don't let them scare you into giving th...
Sent by : Steven Poston (Police,PCSO,Walsall. Bloxwich.)
Dorset Alert
Firstly, I would like to wish you a happy and safe New Year. Our Tip of the M...
Sent by : Elaine Ryan (Police, Prevention Development Officer, Dorset)

Alerts sent Thursday 02 January 2020

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Cheshire Constabulary
09:51 : SCAM ALERT
SCAM ALERT ! We have been made aware that some residents in Cheshire  have...
Sent by : Nichola Devey (Police, PCSO, Northwich)

Alerts sent Thursday 19 December 2019

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Thames Valley Police
Courier Fraud is becoming more sophisticated and we have recently received multi...
Sent by : Michelle Beahan (Police, NHW & Community Messaging Co-ordinator, Oxford LPA)
Lancashire Constabulary
Hello Sir or madam In the last two days we have received three reports of Courie...
Sent by : Sophie Elliott (Police, Digital Communications Officer, LANCS - All)

Alerts sent Thursday 05 December 2019

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Wiltshire Police
We are urging people to be vigilant after a Wiltshire couple were defrauded by s...
Sent by : Siobhan Stayt (Police, Media Officer, Wiltshire)

Alerts sent Wednesday 04 December 2019

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West Mids Police
Dear Sir or madam, Fraudsters want your PIN number and bank card - don&#...
Sent by : Darren Rowley (Police, PCSO, Blackheath)

Alerts sent Tuesday 03 December 2019

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West Mids Police
There have been a degree of Courier Fraud scams in the area with the elderly bei...
Sent by : Corinne Devey (Police, PCSO, Birmingham East, Hall Green)

Alerts sent Friday 29 November 2019

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West Mids Police
Dear Sir or madam Fraudsters want your PIN and bank card - don'...
Sent by : Tracy Baker (Police, PCSO, Kingstanding)

Alerts sent Thursday 28 November 2019

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Leicestershire Police
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday upon us, we wanted to share the below informa...
Sent by : Sam Hancock (Police, Cyber Protect Officer, Leicestershire)

Alerts sent Monday 25 November 2019

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Wiltshire Police
We are urging residents to be vigilant after a spate of scams where people have ...
Sent by : Siobhan Stayt (Police, Media Officer, Wiltshire)
Wiltshire Police
We are urging residents to be vigilant after a spate of scams where people have ...
Sent by : Siobhan Stayt (Police, Media Officer, Wiltshire)
Wiltshire Police
We are urging residents to be vigilant after a spate of scams where people have ...
Sent by : Siobhan Stayt (Police, Media Officer, Wiltshire)

Alerts sent Saturday 23 November 2019

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Northamptonshire Police
What’s courier fraud?Criminals typically carry out courier fraud by cold calli...
Sent by : Craig Blacha (Police, Police Community Support Officer, Wellingborough)

Alerts sent Monday 18 November 2019

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Bedfordshire Police
Our force is supporting International Fraud Awareness Week, and we would like to...
Sent by : Gosia Grabczak (Beds Police, Administrator, Bedfordshire)

Alerts sent Monday 11 November 2019

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Northamptonshire Police
Northamptonshire Police issue warning after five courier fraud incidents  ...
Sent by : Les Conopo (Police, Community Support Officer, Daventry & South Northants)

Alerts sent Saturday 09 November 2019

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Northamptonshire Police
**FRAUD ALERT - Phone Fraud **There have been a number of incidents reported ove...
Sent by : Craig Blacha (Police, Police Community Support Officer, Wellingborough)
Northamptonshire Police
**FRAUD ALERT - Phone Fraud ** There have been a number of incidents reported...
Sent by : Nadia Norman (Police, PCSO, East Northants)

Alerts sent Thursday 07 November 2019

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Devon and Cornwall Police
Action Fraud warns public of courier fraud after £10.5 million reported lo...
Sent by : Shirley Craft (Police, Community Messaging Officer, Devon & Cornwall)
Devon and Cornwall Police
Action Fraud warns public of courier fraud after £10.5 million reported lo...
Sent by : Shirley Craft (Police, Community Messaging Officer, Devon & Cornwall)
Devon and Cornwall Police
Action Fraud warns public of courier fraud after £10.5 million reported lo...
Sent by : Shirley Craft (Police, Community Messaging Officer, Devon & Cornwall)
Devon and Cornwall Police
  Action Fraud warns public of courier fraud after £10.5 million rep...
Sent by : Shirley Craft (Police, Community Messaging Officer, Devon & Cornwall)
Devon and Cornwall Police
Action Fraud warns public of courier fraud after £10.5 million reported lo...
Sent by : Shirley Craft (Police, Community Messaging Officer, Devon & Cornwall)

Alerts sent Wednesday 06 November 2019

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South Yorkshire Police
13:04 : Amazon Scam
Criminals are targeting members of the public with automated calls stating that ...
Sent by : Jane Hamill (Police,PCSO,Doncaster East)

Alerts sent Tuesday 05 November 2019

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West Yorkshire Police
Courier Fraud This week marks the beginning of Cyber Protect's newest ca...
Sent by : Gemma Colley (Police, Digital Dev, Headquarters)

Alerts sent Thursday 31 October 2019

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Gloucestershire Constabulary
Fraudsters are "cloning" phone numbers used by the taxman and calling peopl...
Sent by : Nicholas Westmacott (Police, PC, Cirencester)

Alerts sent Wednesday 16 October 2019

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Neighbourhood Watch
I have been passed this information via a colleague concerning an incident of a ...
Sent by : Val McPherson BEM (NHWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)

Alerts sent Wednesday 02 October 2019

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Sussex Police
02/10/2019 Each month we see many incidents of fraudsters targeting our r...
Sent by : Lee Melbourne (Police, Prevention Support & Engagement Officer, Sussex)

Alerts sent Friday 27 September 2019

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Northamptonshire Police
(Sent on behalf of Surrey Constabulary) Fraudsters posing as police officers ...
Sent by : Craig Blacha (Police, Police Community Support Officer, Wellingborough)
Surrey Police
Sir or madam,   Fraudsters posing as police officers are targeting older ...
Sent by : Lindsay Abbassi (Surrey Police, Lead Communications Officer, Corporate Comms)

Alerts sent Tuesday 17 September 2019

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Neighbourhood Watch
Hello Neighbourhood Watch has been warned that some fraudsters are operating ...
Sent by : David Alder (NHWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)

Alerts sent Thursday 05 September 2019

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West Mids Police
Got a call out of the blue offering to provide technical support for free r...
Sent by : Sean Long (Police, Digital PCSO, West Midlands)

Alerts sent Wednesday 28 August 2019

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Northamptonshire Police
Subject : NEW MOBILE PHONE COURIER SCAM Trading Standards have recently ...
Sent by : Craig Blacha (Police, Police Community Support Officer, Wellingborough)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Trading Standards have recently circulated information on the following phone sc...
Sent by : Varrie McDevitt (NHWN, Admin Assistant, NW Scotland)

Alerts sent Wednesday 14 August 2019

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Gloucestershire Constabulary
We're asking the public to please be vigilant following a number of fraudulent p...
Sent by : The Appeals Team (Police, External Communications Officer, )
Thames Valley Police
Most UK dating websites and chatrooms are legitimate, but fraudsters have been k...
Sent by : Emma Tarry (Police, Communications Officer, Thames Valley)

Alerts sent Sunday 11 August 2019

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West Mids Police
Dear Sir or madam Fraudsters Targeting Social Media Influencers Be Aware ...
Sent by : John Cunnion (Police, PC, Washwood Heath)