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Containing the tag : "scam" (100 results)

Alerts sent Friday 23 October 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
09:23 : Scams Update
Fake Amazon Sites and Forums There has been a significant increase in phi...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)

Alerts sent Thursday 22 October 2020

Alert title
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
MYSTERY SHOPPER SCAM Fraudsters are targeting job-seekers with a recruitmen...
Sent by : Dave Russ (Police, PCSO, Fenland - Wisbech)
Staffordshire Police
Residents n the area have made us aware that they have been receiving phone call...
Sent by : Deryn Small (Police, Police Community Support Officer (PCSO), Lichfield)

Alerts sent Wednesday 21 October 2020

Alert title
Lancashire Constabulary
Please be aware of a SCAM that has come to our attention.Someone from a Manchest...
Sent by : Andy Garner (Police, PCSO, WEST - Lancaster)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Dear All,   Police in Edinburgh recently have received reports of scam ph...
Sent by : Sonja Kaiser-Ferris (Police, Constable, Edinburgh)

Alerts sent Tuesday 20 October 2020

Alert title
Devon and Cornwall Police
Wadebridge Police have been made aware of a common scam which has been attempted...
Sent by : Keith Charman (Police, Police Support Volunteer, South East Cornwall)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Cyber Resilience Bulletin Attached is the latest Cyber Resilience bulletin wh...
Sent by : Varrie McDevitt (NHWN, Admin Assistant, NW Scotland)

Alerts sent Monday 19 October 2020

Alert title
Notts Police
Action Fraud is reminding everyone that a chain email circulating warning about ...
Sent by : Carren Tate (Police, Staff, Rushcliffe)

Alerts sent Friday 16 October 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
13:33 : Scams Update
New Amazon Scams A new scam email purportedly from Amazon has been seen t...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)
Neighbourhood Watch
Good afternoon I am pleased to announce that as part of the ‘FASathon&r...
Sent by : John Farnaby (NWN, MSA, Surrey, Tandridge)
Scottish Borders Council
A male in the Peebles area was contacted by telephone 2 weeks ago by a company s...
Sent by : Kirsty Neish (Police Scotland, Constable, Scottish Borders)

Alerts sent Thursday 15 October 2020

Alert title
Gloucestershire Constabulary
We have received information of the following scam:At 8.50 a.m. on Saturday, a ...
Sent by : Nicholas Westmacott (Police, PC, Cirencester)
Derbyshire Constabulary
Recently there are Scams being sent either via emails or by telephone calls.Plea...
Sent by : Andrea Thompson (Police, Police Community Support Officer, Derby South )

Alerts sent Wednesday 14 October 2020

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
17:11 : Phone Scam
We have had some recent incidents in the area of persons claiming to be calling ...
Sent by : Colin Stepney (Police, PCSO, Staffordshire North Staffs Kidsgrove)
Dorset Alert
Dorset Police Cyber Crime Protect officer Chris Conroy returns with advice on ho...
Sent by : PCC Communications (Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner, Communications and Engagement, Dorset)
Staffordshire Police
Recently there has been an email being sent by what looks like the Home Office i...
Sent by : Adrian Price (Police, PCSO, South Staffordshire)
Staffordshire Police
Recently there has been an email being sent by what looks like the Home Office i...
Sent by : Adrian Price (Police, PCSO, South Staffordshire)
Staffordshire Police
Recently there has been an email being sent by what looks like the Home Office i...
Sent by : Adrian Price (Police, PCSO, South Staffordshire)
Staffordshire Police
13:26 : Cyber Crime
Recently there has been an email being sent by what looks like the Home Office i...
Sent by : Christopher Neal (Staffordshire Police, PCSO, South Staffordshire)
Staffordshire Police
13:22 : Cyber Crime
Recently there has been an email being sent by what looks like the Home Office i...
Sent by : Christopher Neal (Staffordshire Police, PCSO, South Staffordshire)
Staffordshire Police
13:21 : Cyber Crime
Recently there has been an email being sent by what looks like the Home Office i...
Sent by : Christopher Neal (Staffordshire Police, PCSO, South Staffordshire)
Staffordshire Police
Recently there has been an email being sent by what looks like the Home Office i...
Sent by : Deryn Small (Police, Police Community Support Officer (PCSO), Lichfield)

Alerts sent Tuesday 13 October 2020

Alert title
West Mids Police
19:26 : Scam Alert
 Tuesday 13th 2020   Dear Sir or madam SCAM ALERT: Scamm...
Sent by : Yvonne Dunne (West midlands police, PCSO, Solihull)
Neighbourhood Watch
Hello Neighbourhood Watch member Phishing emails are being sent out, claiming...
Sent by : Gill Riley (NWN, Communication Administrator, Derbyshire)
West Mids Police
Sir or madam A rather disturbing telephone scam has been brought to our attentio...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Sandwell )
West Mids Police
Sir or madam A rather disturbing telephone scam has been brought to our attentio...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Sandwell )
West Mids Police
Sir or madam A rather disturbing telephone scam has been brought to our attentio...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Sandwell )
West Mids Police
Sir or madam A rather disturbing telephone scam has been brought to our attentio...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Sandwell )
West Mids Police
Sir or madam A rather disturbing telephone scam has been brought to our attentio...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Sandwell )
West Mids Police
Sir or madam A rather disturbing telephone scam has been brought to our attentio...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Sandwell )
West Mids Police
Sir or madam A rather disturbing telephone scam has been brought to our attentio...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Sandwell )
West Mids Police
Sir or madam A rather disturbing telephone scam has been brought to our attentio...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Sandwell )
West Mids Police
Sir or madam A rather disturbing telephone scam has been brought to our attentio...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Sandwell )
West Mids Police
Sir or madam A rather disturbing telephone scam has been brought to our attentio...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Sandwell )
West Mids Police
Sir or madam A rather disturbing telephone scam has been brought to our attentio...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Sandwell )
West Mids Police
Sir or madamA rather disturbing telephone scam has been brought to our attention...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Sandwell )
Devon and Cornwall Police
We would like to make residents aware that we have received reports of various s...
Sent by : Linzi Berryman (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)

Alerts sent Monday 12 October 2020

Alert title
Lancashire Constabulary
Good evening Sir or madam We have received a report of a scam phone call whereby...
Sent by : Lauren Vallely (Police, PCSO, WEST - Freckleton, Warton and Rural Fylde)
Humberside Police
The Neighbourhood Team for Brigg and Wolds have received a report from a member ...
Sent by : Lawrence Grant (Police, PC, Community Beat Manager Brigg and Wolds)
Humberside Police
  Mystery Shopper Recruitment Scams  The City of London Poli...
Sent by : Lawrence Grant (Police, PC, Community Beat Manager Brigg and Wolds)
Devon and Cornwall Police
We would like to make residents aware that we have received reports of various s...
Sent by : Linzi Berryman (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)
West Mids Police
Good Afternoon, Be aware of a potential COVID letter scam stating that you will ...
Sent by : Rebekkah Toland (Police,Police Constable ,Birmingham East NPU. Sheldon NT)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Morning all, The information keeps coming from Alert users across Scotland hi...
Sent by : Mark Armstrong (NHWN, Community Support Officer, NW Scotland)

Alerts sent Sunday 11 October 2020

Alert title
Cumbria Neighbourhood Watch
20:53 : Scams
Police are urging the public to be vigilant following a spate of scam calls. &n...
Sent by : Joseph Murray (NHWN, Administrator, Cumbria)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Drivers are being warned to watch out for emails claiming to be from the DVLA as...
Sent by : Nicholas Westmacott (Police, PC, Cirencester)
Cheshire Constabulary
Good Morning, Over the past week or so, we have received word of a new scam g...
Sent by : Scott Watson (Police, PCSO, Crewe LPU Sandbach PCSO)

Alerts sent Friday 09 October 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
21:05 : Scam Alert
Scam  Warning: Scam telephone calls from 0151 numbers Halton Trading Stand...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)
Cheshire Constabulary
21:01 : scam alert
Scam  Warning: Hoax WhatsApp message from PDS (Parcel Delivery Service) Co...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
October is Romance Fraud awareness month. The multi-agency campaign, running thr...
Sent by : Nicholas Westmacott (Police, PC, Cirencester)
Sussex Police
Friday, 9th October 2020 News and Alerts Sussex Police donates £500 to...
Sent by : Lillian Knight (Police, Prevention Support & Engagement Officer, Sussex)
Humberside Police
An Bogus caller has been reported in your neighbourhood. Dear Resident...
Sent by : David Cave (Police, Police Constable, Grimsby East Haverstoe, Humberston and New Waltham Ward)
Humberside Police
An Bogus caller has been reported in your neighbourhood. Dear Resident...
Sent by : David Cave (Police, Police Constable, Grimsby East Haverstoe, Humberston and New Waltham Ward)

Alerts sent Friday 23 October 2020

Alert title
Humberside Police
Mystery Shopper Recruitment Scams Dear Residents Fraudsters are targeting...
Sent by : Mike Gains (Police, PCSO, Scunthorpe - Sheffield Park Police Station - Crosby & Park Ward )

Alerts sent Friday 09 October 2020

Alert title
Humberside Police
Summary Fraudsters are targeting job-seekers with a recruitment scam that ha...
Sent by : Phillip Barton (Police, PCSO, Scunthorpe North)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
12:32 : Scams Update
Social Media Verification Scams Users of Twitter, Instagram and TikTok&...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)

Alerts sent Thursday 08 October 2020

Alert title
Lancashire Constabulary
There has been a number of Scam phonecalls made to local residents from people c...
Sent by : Lucy Leamy (Police, PCSO - Lancaster Rurals, WEST - Lancaster)
Staffordshire Police
Criminals are experts at pretending to be someone else – including the per...
Sent by : Emma Ray (Staffordshire Police, Community Engagement Assistant, Staffordshire)
Cheshire Constabulary
10:46 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Cheshire Constabulary
10:37 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Morning all, Following on from last weeks scam update we sent out that was cr...
Sent by : Mark Armstrong (NHWN, Community Support Officer, NW Scotland)

Alerts sent Wednesday 07 October 2020

Alert title
West Mids Police
14:32 : Scams
Good AfternoonTrading standards have highlighted this campaign of ' Friends agai...
Sent by : Anthony Meakin (Police, PCSO, East Park)
West Mids Police
14:30 : Scams
Good AfternoonTrading standards have highlighted this campaign of ' Friends agai...
Sent by : Anthony Meakin (Police, PCSO, East Park)
West Mids Police
14:28 : Scams
Good AfternoonTrading standards have highlighted this campaign of ' Friends agai...
Sent by : Anthony Meakin (Police, PCSO, East Park)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
11:41 : Scam Alert
Cold Callers in Blantyre We’ve had a report of individuals in the B...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)

Alerts sent Tuesday 06 October 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Dear Sir or madam Government funding for over 75s to receive a free TV Licence h...
Sent by : Cheryl Spruce (NWN , Chair GNWN, Greenwich)
South Yorkshire Police
Good afternoon,Action Fraud have advised that fraudsters are targeting job-seeke...
Sent by : Dannielle Lee (Police, Cyber Protect Officer, South Yorkshire)
Cheshire Constabulary
Fraudsters are targeting job-seekers with a recruitment scam that has already cl...
Sent by : Wendy Leason (Police, Community Support Officer, Saughall)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
13:22 : Email scam
We have received reports of false emails being sent from public figure email add...
Sent by : Nicholas Westmacott (Police, PC, Cirencester)
Dorset Alert
A Sherborne resident has received a scam email purporting to be from HM Courts &...
Sent by : Mark Jones (Dorset Police, PCSO 6269, Sherborne Rural)
Notts Police
Fraudsters are targeting job-seekers with a recruitment scam that has already cl...
Sent by : Carren Tate (Police, Staff, Rushcliffe)
Durham Constabulary
Mystery Shopper Recruitment Scams-BE AWARE Fraudsters are targeting job-seeke...
Sent by : Katie Cain (Police, Cyber Harm Reduction, Durham)
Leicestershire Police
Fraudsters are targeting job-seekers with a recruitment scam that has already cl...
Sent by : Rebecca Spilane (Leicestershire Police, Economic Crime Unit,Fraud Vulnerability Officer,Leicestershire)

Alerts sent Monday 05 October 2020

Alert title
West Yorkshire Police
Good afternoonPlease find attached West Yorkshire Trading Standards' Newsletter ...
Sent by : Rebecca Walker (Police, Neighbourhood Support Officer, Bradford)
West Yorkshire Police
Good afternoonPlease find attached West Yorkshire Trading Standards' Newsletter ...
Sent by : Rebecca Walker (Police, Neighbourhood Support Officer, Bradford)
Leicestershire Police
Leicestershire Police are warning the public after a woman has fallen victim t...
Sent by : Sam Donington (Freemen Neighbourhood Community Support Officer, PCSO, South Leicester Neighbourhood Policing Area)
Thames Valley Police
15:04 : BT SCAM
Oxford residents receiving a landline phone calls pretending it's from BT warnin...
Sent by : Ahmed Mohamed (Police, PCSO, Oxford Cowley)
Thames Valley Police
FIRST:  The very nasty and worrying HMRC Scam is back !   Hi Jeff, ...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Devon and Cornwall Police
We are appealing for your observations for customers who may be potential victim...
Sent by : Linzi Berryman (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)

Alerts sent Sunday 04 October 2020

Alert title
Leicestershire Police
Scam Alert As more people work from home, more people may see, and be the vic...
Sent by : Darren Stretton (Police, PCSO 6035, Hinckley and Blaby NPA, Burbage)
West Mids Police
Good afternoon, We have received this email from a concerned member of the...
Sent by : Julie Wright (Police, Pcso, Bushbury, Lowhill, Fallings Park and Oxley)
Neighbourhood Watch
Trading Standards’ officers have warned that criminals are evolving their ...
Sent by : Val McPherson BEM (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
Neighbourhood Watch
Trading Standards’ officers have warned that criminals are evolving their ...
Sent by : Val McPherson BEM (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
West Mids Police
Good Morning Residents Scammers are opportunists looking for easy targets. ...
Sent by : Toni Jones (Police, PCSO, Selly Oak)

Alerts sent Saturday 03 October 2020

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
Police have had a report from an elderly resident that they have had a telephone...
Sent by : Clare Sartin (Police, PCSO, Biddulph NPT 2)

Alerts sent Friday 02 October 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
14:42 : Scams Update
British Gas Scam Consumer body Which? has warned about a new scam em...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)
Thames Valley Police
FIRST:  The very nasty and worrying HMRC Scam is back !   Hi Jeff, ...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Thames Valley Police
FIRST:- Due to ongoing Anti-Social Behaviour outside a fast food outlet in the H...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Thames Valley Police
A VERY GOOD 48 HOURS - ONLY ONE CRIME TO REPORT - A CRIMINAL DAMAGE   NO ...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)

Alerts sent Thursday 01 October 2020

Alert title
Humberside Police
Please make sure you keep your doors secure after suspicious activity in the are...
Sent by : Andrew Mcdonald (Police, Pc, Hull North)
Thames Valley Police
Thames Valley Police warn against scams. Yesterday (30/9) we received a ...
Sent by : Michelle Beahan (Police, NHW & Community Messaging Co-ordinator, Oxford LPA)
South Yorkshire Police
13:51 : SCAM ALERT
One of our elderly residents has had a phone call from a company stating they ne...
Sent by : Elizabeth Taylor (Police, PCSO, Doncaster East)
Staffordshire Police
A current scam involves telephone calls claiming to be from the NHS Track and Tr...
Sent by : Sarah Fordham (Police, Police Community Support Officer, Stone Neighbourhood Policing Team)
Staffordshire Police
NHS Test and Trace Scam - COVID 19One of the latest scams involves telephone cal...
Sent by : Leon Worden (Police, Police Community Support Officer (PCSO), Burntwood, Chasetown, Chase Terrace - Lichfield Neighbourhood)
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)
Staffordshire Police
NHS Test and Trace ScamCurrent scam involves telephone calls claiming to be from...
Sent by : Adrian Price (Police, PCSO, South Staffordshire)
Staffordshire Police
NHS Test and Trace ScamCurrent scam involves telephone calls claiming to be from...
Sent by : Adrian Price (Police, PCSO, South Staffordshire)
Staffordshire Police
NHS Test and Trace ScamCurrent scam involves telephone calls claiming to be from...
Sent by : Adrian Price (Police, PCSO, South Staffordshire)
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Good morning   Have you received a message like this?   Attached i...
Sent by : Amanda Large (Police, Crime Prevention Officer, Peterborough)

Alerts sent Wednesday 30 September 2020

Alert title
Thames Valley Police
A BRILLIANT 48 HOURS - NO CRIME TO REPORT !   NO BURGLARIES   AND ...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Following last weeks request for information on the scams that recipients of Ale...
Sent by : Mark Armstrong (NHWN, Community Support Officer, NW Scotland)