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Containing the tag : "fraudster" (46 results)

Alerts sent Friday 15 January 2021

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West Yorkshire Police
Sir or madam Action Fraud and West Yorkshire Police are warning of courier fraud...
Sent by : Paul Denison (Police , Crime Prevention Officer , West Yorkshire )

Alerts sent Thursday 14 January 2021

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Leicestershire Police
Courier fraud is a crime in which the victim is tricked in advance into handing ...
Sent by : Rebecca Spilane (Leicestershire Police, Economic Crime Unit,Fraud Vulnerability Officer,Leicestershire)

Alerts sent Monday 11 January 2021

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Dorset Alert
New guidance is being issued to farmers to help them protect themselves from cyb...
Sent by : Tom Balchin (Dorset Police , Police Community Support Officer, Rural Crime Team, Dorset)

Alerts sent Saturday 09 January 2021

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Lancashire Constabulary
HelloSir or madam Wyre Police and local bank staff reacted quickly to prevent an...
Sent by : Guy Hamlett (Police,Sgt,Wyre Neighbourhood Policing Team)

Alerts sent Friday 08 January 2021

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Staffordshire Police
Please be aware that Action Fraud and Staffordshire Police have experienced and ...
Sent by : Davina Hickman (Police, PCSO, Burntwood, Chasetown, Chase Terrace & Hammerwich)
Staffordshire Police
Please be aware that Action Fraud and Staffordshire Police have experienced and ...
Sent by : Tracy Horton (Police, PCSO, Lichfield)

Alerts sent Tuesday 08 December 2020

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Cumbria Neighbourhood Watch
This scam is one I believe is important for you to know about especially at this...
Sent by : Joseph Murray (NHWN, Administrator, Cumbria)
Cheshire Constabulary
TAKE FIVE TO STOP FRAUD - YOUR BANK OR THE POLICE WILL NEVER: Phone and ask ...
Sent by : Caroline Griffiths (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU Outer PCSO)

Alerts sent Sunday 06 December 2020

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West Mids Police
13:21 : Scams
Good Afternoon One of the best ways to fight scammers is to take steps to preven...
Sent by : Anthony Meakin (Police, PCSO, East Park)
West Mids Police
13:19 : Scams
Good Afternoon One of the best ways to fight scammers is to take steps to preven...
Sent by : Anthony Meakin (Police, PCSO, East Park)
West Mids Police
13:17 : Scams
Good Afternoon One of the best ways to fight scammers is to take steps to preven...
Sent by : Anthony Meakin (Police, PCSO, East Park)

Alerts sent Friday 04 December 2020

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West Yorkshire Police
10:17 : Fraudsters
Christmas is a favourite time of year for fraudsters, eager to get their hands o...
Sent by : Stephen Forrest (Police,Crime Reduction Officer,West Yorkshire Kirklees Dewsbury)

Alerts sent Thursday 19 November 2020

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Thames Valley Police
What is Romance Fraud? Romance frauds happen when the victim thinks they&rs...
Sent by : Justine Pritchard (Police, Neighbourhood Policing Administrator , Thames Valley)

Alerts sent Tuesday 17 November 2020

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Derbyshire Constabulary
Dear residents, Over the early lock down period puppy scams were rife through...
Sent by : Mark Cox (Police, PCSO Supervisor, Derby East)
Thames Valley Police
Today (Tuesday 17 November) sees the launch of a new romance fraud e-booklet tha...
Sent by : Ian Stacey (Police, Neighbourhood Policing Administrator, Chiltern & South Bucks)
Thames Valley Police
Today (Tuesday 17 November) sees the launch of a new romance fraud e-booklet tha...
Sent by : Ian Stacey (Police, Neighbourhood Policing Administrator, Chiltern & South Bucks)

Alerts sent Monday 09 November 2020

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West Yorkshire Police
I have just today spoken with a victim of crime who was convinced by a fraudster...
Sent by : Stephen Forrest (Police,Crime Reduction Officer,West Yorkshire Kirklees Dewsbury)
West Mids Police
Good Afternoon Residents One of the best ways to fight scammers is to take st...
Sent by : Toni Jones (Police, PCSO, Selly Oak)

Alerts sent Friday 06 November 2020

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Cheshire Constabulary
Dear Resident, Action Fraud is warning people once again of scammers contacting ...
Sent by : Beth George (Police, PCSO, Chester LPU)
Neighbourhood Watch
09:44 : PayPal Scam
Online marketplace sellers have received a fake email that appears to be from Pa...
Sent by : Stephen Law (NWN, MSA, North Yorkshire, Ryedale, Scarborough)

Alerts sent Thursday 05 November 2020

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Neighbourhood Watch
“There have been 21,349 Action Fraud reports featuring fake PayPal phishin...
Sent by : Johanna Doris Kaschke (NWN, MSA, 7919)

Alerts sent Wednesday 04 November 2020

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Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
08:16 : HMRC Fraud
Dear All,   Police Scotland have received reports of malicious calls and ...
Sent by : Sonja Kaiser-Ferris (Police, Constable, Edinburgh)

Alerts sent Saturday 31 October 2020

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South Yorkshire Police
15:06 : HMRC scam
Everyone,I'm sure you are already aware of this but just to let you know to be v...
Sent by : Robert Hutchinson (Police,Pcso,Mexborough doncaster west southyorkshire)

Alerts sent Tuesday 20 October 2020

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Wiltshire Police
Residents in East Wiltshire are being urged to be vigilant following a spate of ...
Sent by : Katie Bond (Police, Media Officer, Wiltshire)

Alerts sent Monday 19 October 2020

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Humberside Police
An Bogus caller has been reported in your neighbourhood. Please shar...
Sent by : James Main (Police,Sergeant,Scunthorpe North Community Team)

Alerts sent Tuesday 06 October 2020

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Thames Valley Police
During the past week fraudsters have been back in town targeting supermarket sho...
Sent by : Jon Morris (Police, Administrator, Bracknell)

Alerts sent Thursday 01 October 2020

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Dorset Alert
09:50 : More Scams
Further reports of scams in the Sturminster Newton area; a romance scam, which n...
Sent by : Mandy Robinson (Dorset Police, PCSO 5352, Stour Valley)

Alerts sent Wednesday 23 September 2020

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Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Police in the Aberdeenshire area have become aware of several instances rec...
Sent by : Mark Irvine (Police, Constable, Crime Reduction,North East Division)

Alerts sent Monday 14 September 2020

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Dorset Alert
FRAUD ALERT – Fake Government Department Emails The National Fraud Inte...
Sent by : Tony Thomas (Dorset Police, Volunteer 4234, Poole)
Dorset Alert
FRAUD ALERT – Fake Government Department Emails The National Fraud Inte...
Sent by : Tony Thomas (Dorset Police, Volunteer 4234, Poole)

Alerts sent Thursday 03 September 2020

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Northamptonshire Police
Police officers will NEVER ask you for money – please warn elderly relativ...
Sent by : Susan Fletcher (Police, Crime Prevention Officer, Northamptonshire)

Alerts sent Sunday 30 August 2020

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Neighbourhood Watch
Dear Sir or madam We have today been sent the following and thought that it woul...
Sent by : Cheryl Spruce (NWN , Chair GNWN, Greenwich)

Alerts sent Monday 24 August 2020

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Neighbourhood Watch
10:21 : Scams update
Good Morning One of my colleagues  has put together the following update...
Sent by : David Alder (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)

Alerts sent Sunday 23 August 2020

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Neighbourhood Watch
Hi everyone   There are a number of scams at the moment and some have b...
Sent by : Angela Money (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley, West Berkshire LPA)

Alerts sent Wednesday 12 August 2020

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South Yorkshire Police
Good afternoon,During June 2020, Action Fraud received 164 reports from individu...
Sent by : Dannielle Lee (Police, Cyber Protect Officer, South Yorkshire)

Alerts sent Wednesday 05 August 2020

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Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Wednesday 5th August 2020 for Maidenhead.   There i...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Wednesday 5th August 2020 for Windsor.   A REALLY G...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Wednesday 5th August 2020 for Ascot.   ANOTHER REAL...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Staffordshire Police
08:36 : Scams
Beware of fraud and scams during the COVID-19 pandemicCriminals are using the CO...
Sent by : Ingrid Smith (Police,PCSO,Burton on Trent, Winshill< Stapenhill)

Alerts sent Tuesday 04 August 2020

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West Mids Police
08:48 : Fraud
Dear Residents*Just a warning*At the moment there are lots of fraudsters and sca...
Sent by : Julieann Whitehouse (Police, PCSO, Sandwell)

Alerts sent Monday 03 August 2020

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Staffordshire Police
The Crown Prosecution Service has shared the following advice:Stop: Taking a mom...
Sent by : Julia Wells (Police, PCSO, Burton Urban)

Alerts sent Thursday 30 July 2020

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Devon and Cornwall Police
Elderly Devon Resident Targeted by Fraudsters For Nearly £5,000   F...
Sent by : Kim Foster (Police, Crime Prevention Officer, Barnstaple)

Alerts sent Wednesday 29 July 2020

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Thames Valley Police
Thames Valley Police issues advice after residents are targeted by criminal...
Sent by : Michelle Beahan (Police, NHW & Community Messaging Co-ordinator, Oxford LPA)

Alerts sent Tuesday 28 July 2020

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Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Good morning   If you are seeking to purchase a puppy, be warned that fra...
Sent by : Amanda Large (Police, Crime Prevention Officer, Peterborough)

Alerts sent Monday 20 July 2020

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South Yorkshire Police
15:02 : Fraud Alert
FRAUD ALERT: Spread the word about emerging telephone scamOur Fraud Coordination...
Sent by : Jane Hamill (Police,PCSO,Doncaster East)

Alerts sent Wednesday 15 July 2020

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South Yorkshire Police
My money, my info, I don’t think so!Have you received an unexpected call, email ...
Sent by : Paul Cundy (South Yorkshire Police, PCSO, Sheffield City Centre )