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Containing the tag : "scam" (100 results)

Alerts sent Saturday 22 February 2020

Alert title
Lincolnshire Police
Hello good afternoon from PCSO Nigel Wass I am pleased to announce a joint Sc...
Sent by : Nigel Wass (Support, PCSO NC56 Horncastle & Wragby, Horncastle Station)

Alerts sent Friday 21 February 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Some of you may already be receiving "TS Alerts" messages by email f...
Sent by : Val McPherson BEM (NHWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
Neighbourhood Watch
14:59 : scam call
Would you like to see if you can share this message now. I have just received...
Sent by : Maggie Lewis (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Oxford Local Policing Area)
Neighbourhood Watch
This is a message from Princes Risborough and District Neighbourhood Watch Assoc...
Sent by : Val McPherson BEM (NHWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)

Alerts sent Thursday 20 February 2020

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
This event is a free event being held at Cheadle Police Station on Wednesday 26t...
Sent by : Paula Lowndes (Police,PCSO,Moorlands Neighbourhood Police Team)

Alerts sent Wednesday 19 February 2020

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
14:57 : Scam Calls
A local resident has reported to Police receiving a telephone call this afternoo...
Sent by : Leon Worden (Police, Police Community Support Officer (PCSO), Burntwood, Chasetown, Chase Terrace - Lichfield Neighbourhood)
Cheshire Constabulary
14:15 : SCAM CALLS
FOR YOUR INFORMATION - please talk to your elderly family members and neighbours...
Sent by : Caroline Griffiths (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU Outer PCSO)
Humberside Police
An Bogus callerĀ has been reported in your neighbourhood. Dear Residents...
Sent by : Robert Dove (Police, PCSO, Cleethorpes South Haverstoe)
Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Wednesday 19th February 2020 for Windsor.   FIRST:&...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Neighbourhood Watch
Dear Sir or madam,With the current weather being as it is the police have been r...
Sent by : John Bownas (NHW, Communications Lead, Hastings, Hastings, Sussex)
Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Wednesday 19th February 2020 for Ascot.   FIRST:&nb...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Hampshire Constabulary
12:05 : Scam Alert
Have you heard of courier fraud?   We want to alert residents to a scam w...
Sent by : Marisa Charles (Police, Corporate Communications Officer, Hampshire)
Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Wednesday 19th February 2020 for Maidenhead.   FIRS...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
South Yorkshire Police
Fraudsters can phone people and pretend to be from your bank, or other well-know...
Sent by : David Staniland (Police, PCSO, Barnsley North NHP)
Northamptonshire Police
Distraction Burglary, Scams and Fraud Prevention Event – 26 February 2020 ...
Sent by : Susan Fletcher (Police, Crime Prevention Officer, Northamptonshire)

Alerts sent Tuesday 18 February 2020

Alert title
Surrey Police
15:22 : SCAM ALERT
We have had a report of a male knocking on doors in the Staines area claiming to...
Sent by : Carolyn Anstey (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Runnymede)
Neighbourhood Watch
All Coordinators are encouraged to sign up for the NTS Scam Alerts. The latest I...
Sent by : David Alder (NHWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
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)
Devon and Cornwall Police
We have received reports from shops of persons attempting the ‘ringing the...
Sent by : Linzi Berryman (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)

Alerts sent Sunday 16 February 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
08:52 : scam alert
Scam Warning: Loft insulation phone calls Halton Trading Standards have be...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)
Cheshire Constabulary
08:49 : scam alert
Scam Warning: Telephone calls claiming to be from Sky Tv Residents in Halt...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)

Alerts sent Saturday 15 February 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
09:23 : scam alert
Scam Warning: Telephone calls claiming to be from Sky Tv Residents in Halt...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
09:14 : ARGOS SCAM
Good Morning,We have received a report of a scam text message being received by ...
Sent by : Charlie Symes (Police, PCSO, Stow/ Bourton/ Northleach/ Andoversford)

Alerts sent Friday 14 February 2020

Alert title
Northamptonshire Police
Distraction Burglary, Scams and Fraud Prevention Event – 26 February 2020 ...
Sent by : Susan Fletcher (Police, Crime Prevention Officer, Northamptonshire)
Dorset Alert
13:50 : Postal Scam
***NORTH DORSET*** Have you received a letter saying that you are sole benefi...
Sent by : Mandy Robinson (Dorset Police, PCSO 5352, Stour Valley)
Bedfordshire Police
Bedfordshire Police is issuing a fraud warning after a number of Bedfordshire re...
Sent by : Gosia Grabczak (Beds Police, Administrator, Bedfordshire)

Alerts sent Thursday 13 February 2020

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
We have been alerted by a resident that they have received a note through letter...
Sent by : Phil Trow (Police, PCSO, Tamworth)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Police are still receiving calls where the public are being targeted for phone s...
Sent by : Nicholas Westmacott (Police, PC, Cirencester)

Alerts sent Wednesday 12 February 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
  Scam Awareness   Recently Cheshire Police have seen an increase i...
Sent by : Nichola Devey (Police, PCSO, Northwich)
Surrey Police
Telephone scams are something that we read about on a regular basis and we have ...
Sent by : Carolyn Anstey (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Runnymede)
West Yorkshire Police
14:31 : HMRC Scam
Neighbourhood Watch scheme members from across the Leeds and Wakefield area, are...
Sent by : Diane Winder (Neighbourhood Watch,Liaison,West Yorkshire)
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 Tuesday 11 February 2020

Alert title
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
This is not the first alert we have sent out relating to a scam telephone c...
Sent by : Amanda Large (Police, Crime Prevention Officer, Peterborough)
Surrey Police
Hello,Local Scam AlertWe have received several reports of scam calls on the boro...
Sent by : Greg Turner (Surrey Police, Sgt, Elmbridge)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Beware of receiving an automated call purporting to be from OFCOM (The Office of...
Sent by : Mark Armstrong (NHWN, Community Support Officer, NW Scotland)
Devon and Cornwall Police
Police would like to make you aware of the following scam which has occurred in ...
Sent by : Sarah Ross (Police, PCSO, Launceston)

Alerts sent Monday 10 February 2020

Alert title
Lincolnshire Police
Hello good afternoon from PCSO Nigel Wass For information we have received re...
Sent by : Nigel Wass (Support, PCSO NC56 Horncastle & Wragby, Horncastle Station)
Cheshire Constabulary
13:20 : Scams
Hello Resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Neighbourhood Watch
Hello Neighbourhood Watch member, Here are two scams currently being used local...
Sent by : Gill Riley (NHWN, Communication Administrator, Derbyshire)
Devon and Cornwall Police
Further to our messages regarding courier fraud we would like to remind resident...
Sent by : Linzi Berryman (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)

Alerts sent Friday 07 February 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Hello Neighbourhood Watch members, TV Licensing scam update First ident...
Sent by : Gill Riley (NHWN, Communication Administrator, Derbyshire)
Neighbourhood Watch
Good evening I would like to let you know that Tandridge Neighbourhood Watch ...
Sent by : John Farnaby (NHWN, MSA, Surrey, Tandridge)
Lincolnshire Police
16:31 : Scam alert
From PC 152 BURDEN Community Beat Manager North/South Rural We are receiving re...
Sent by : Colin Abbotts (Police, PCSO, Spalding North Rural)
Staffordshire Police
Police are aware of a report from a local resident of receiving a call from some...
Sent by : Leon Worden (Police, Police Community Support Officer (PCSO), Burntwood, Chasetown, Chase Terrace - Lichfield Neighbourhood)

Alerts sent Thursday 06 February 2020

Alert title
South Yorkshire Police
If you think you have uncovered a scam, have been targeted by a scam or fallen v...
Sent by : Alison Cundy (Police, PCSO, Sheffield Central NHP)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Gloucestershire Constabulary is warning residents to be aware of a scam call whe...
Sent by : The Appeals Team (Police, External Communications Officer, )
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 Wednesday 05 February 2020

Alert title
Lincolnshire Police
Hello good evening from PCSO Nigel Wass It is good to see the local community...
Sent by : Nigel Wass (Support, PCSO NC56 Horncastle & Wragby, Horncastle Station)

Alerts sent Tuesday 04 February 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
21:09 : Scam warning
This was in the Oxford Mail - 4/2/20 Scammers target EE mobile phones users CU...
Sent by : Maggie Lewis (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Oxford Local Policing Area)
Leicestershire Police
Good Evening Members, This messages to make you aware that we have had a seri...
Sent by : Neil Patel (Police, Police Officer, NE18 Beat East Leicester)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
THERE HAVE BEEN SEVERAL REPORTS IN THE STONEHOUSE AREA TODAY OF SCAM CALLS FROM...
Sent by : Liz Ward (Police, PCSO, Stonehouse)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Beware of Paym scam texts! Paym is a legitimate payment service that lets...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)

Alerts sent Sunday 02 February 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
***ALERT***Cheshire residents are being targeted by fraudsters claiming to be Po...
Sent by : Kerry Hancock (Police, Community Support Officer, Macclesfield Beat C)

Alerts sent Saturday 01 February 2020

Alert title
West Yorkshire Police
Dear Sir or madam I have been made aware of a very clever facebook / messenger s...
Sent by : Terri Green (Police , Sgt, Shipley Neighbourhood policing team)
Cheshire Constabulary
18:05 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Cheshire Constabulary
17:57 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Cheshire Constabulary
17:49 : scam alert
Scam Warning: Amazon Prime Scam Criminals are targeting members of the pub...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)

Alerts sent Friday 31 January 2020

Alert title
Hampshire Constabulary
SCAM AWARENESS: In a bid to raise awareness of scams, Sir Richard Branson has re...
Sent by : Kieran Howard (Police, PCSO, Gosport District)
Cheshire Constabulary
Good afternoon, We have had reports of door to door salesmen in the Upton and Fr...
Sent by : Beth George (Police, Great Boughton PCSO, Chester LPU)
Thames Valley Police
On Wednesday (29/1) an 80-year-old resident from Oxford received a phone call fr...
Sent by : Michelle Beahan (Police, NHW & Community Messaging Co-ordinator, Oxford LPA)
Cheshire Constabulary
11:46 : scam alert
SCAM Warning: Scam email regarding Apple iTunes cards/vouchers A Halton residen...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)
Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Watch
We have just received the following from one of our contributors   I&...
Sent by : Ian Fearnley (NHWN, Administrator, Northants NHW)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
It has been reported that people have been receiving scam calls relating to the ...
Sent by : Lindsay McNeil (NHWN, Co-ordinator, West Dunbartonshire)
South Yorkshire Police
Publicly available Wi-Fi connections or 'hotspots' are great for accessing the i...
Sent by : Alison Cundy (Police, PCSO, Sheffield Central NHP)

Alerts sent Thursday 30 January 2020

Alert title
Gloucestershire Constabulary
From PCSO Collicott Stroud Police.... Police are aware of different scams which...
Sent by : Debbie Collicott (Police, PCSO, Stroud Rural)
Staffordshire Police
It has been reported that residents are receiving scam phone calls from people p...
Sent by : Rhys Rockley (Police, PCSO, Lichfield)
Derbyshire Constabulary
Over the last few weeks we have seen an increase in the number of calls received...
Sent by : Carole Woodall (Police, Communications Administrator, Derbyshire)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
The following message has been circulated on behalf of Police Scotland Forth Val...
Sent by : Willie Clark (NHWN, NWS Co - ordinator, NW Scotland)

Alerts sent Wednesday 29 January 2020

Alert title
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Police are aware of different scams which have been taking place across the Coun...
Sent by : Jo Upton (Police, PCSO, Stroud)
Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Wednesday 29th January 2020 for Ascot.   A VERY GOO...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Wednesday 29th January 2020 for Windsor.   NOT SO M...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Wednesday 29th January 2020 for Maidenhead.   ALMOS...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)

Alerts sent Thursday 30 January 2020

Alert title
Scottish Borders Council
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Sent by : Nick Walker (Police Scotland, Constable, Scottish Borders)

Alerts sent Tuesday 28 January 2020

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
People are still receiving telephone calls saying they owe money to HMRC and tha...
Sent by : Julia Wells (Police, PCSO, Burton Urban)
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Dear subscriber, You may recall earlier this month we warned of ‘c...
Sent by : Lauren Alexander (Police, Senior Communications Officer, Cambridgeshire Constabulary)

Alerts sent Monday 27 January 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
PLEASE SPEAK TO ELDERLY FAMILY MEMBERS AND NEIGHBOURS What is Courier Fraud? ...
Sent by : Caroline Griffiths (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU Outer PCSO)
Surrey Police
Be vigilant and protect yourself from being defrauded by scammers posing as poli...
Sent by : Carolyn Anstey (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Runnymede)
Cheshire Constabulary
Courier fraud: conning people out of PINs and credit card details.In most cases ...
Sent by : Beth George (Police, Great Boughton PCSO, Chester LPU)
Cheshire Constabulary
07:56 : scam alert
Scam Warning: Scam email about a TV licence refund A Halton resident has r...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)

Alerts sent Sunday 26 January 2020

Alert title
West Mids Police
11:55 : Scam Alert
Good Afternoon,Unfortunately we have had another report of an elderly victim bei...
Sent by : Helen Denyer (Police, PCSO, Penn, Merry Hill, Tettenhall Regis and Tettenhall Wightwick)
Cheshire Constabulary
08:40 : scam alert
scam Warning: A Rise In Courier Fraud Crimes Cheshire Police have issued t...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)
Cheshire Constabulary
08:33 : scam alert
scam Warning: Text message tax rebate scam Halton Trading Standards wants ...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)
Cheshire Constabulary
08:14 : Scams
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)

Alerts sent Saturday 25 January 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
Good morning, all, Victims in Cheshire have lost almost £100k in the mo...
Sent by : Matthew Smith (Police, Northwich LPU, Winsford Wharton PCSO)
Cheshire Constabulary
08:30 : SCAM ALERT
Please be aware that fraudsters are targeting the elderly. They ring them up pre...
Sent by : Kenneth Williamson (Police, PCSO, Northwich LPU Winsford PCSO)

Alerts sent Friday 24 January 2020

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
WE HAVE RECEIVED A NUMBER OF CALLS FROM THE PUBLIC REGARDING SCAM TELEPHONE CALL...
Sent by : Patrick Wright (Police, PCSO, FM South West Stone, Eccleshall & Swynnerton)

Alerts sent Wednesday 22 January 2020

Alert title
South Yorkshire Police
What is courier fraud?Fraudsters cold call you pretending to be from your bank, ...
Sent by : Alison Cundy (Police, PCSO, Sheffield Central NHP)

Alerts sent Tuesday 21 January 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Beware of scammers pretending to be from Apple! Scammers are sending text...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)
Cheshire Constabulary
09:03 : SCAM ALERT
Good Morning , We have had a number of reports of persons calling victims imp...
Sent by : Nichola Devey (Police, PCSO, Northwich)
Cheshire Constabulary
Good morning all, We have had a number of reports of persons calling victims ...
Sent by : Robbie Stott (Cheshire Police, PCSO, Northwich)
Cheshire Constabulary
07:42 : Scams
Please be extra vigilant as there has been an increase using quite a few differe...
Sent by : Julia Short (Police, PCSO, Macclesfield LPU Congleton PCSO)

Alerts sent Monday 20 January 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
14:28 : Amazon Scam
This is a Neighbourhood Watch message from Chrissie Parkes. There have been a n...
Sent by : Chrissie Parkes (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Gloucestershire)

Alerts sent Friday 17 January 2020

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
Dear all, There have been two victims in the Burton area this week where elderly...
Sent by : Joanne Barrington (Police , PCSO , Burton, Anglesey & Town Centre)
Thames Valley Police
15:32 : AMAZON SCAM
Please be aware of the ongoing phone SCAM as automated message will play asking ...
Sent by : Ahmed Mohamed (Police, PCSO, Oxford Cowley)

Alerts sent Thursday 16 January 2020

Alert title
South Yorkshire Police
Online shopping and auction scams: The criminal places a fake ad for a high-valu...
Sent by : Alison Cundy (Police, PCSO, Sheffield Central NHP)
Cheshire Constabulary
14:53 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Neighbourhood Watch
I have just received an automated system of the Amazon scam with a phone number ...
Sent by : Maggie Lewis (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Oxford Local Policing Area)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
POLICE WARNING-TELEPHONE FRAUD ADVICE   Following an incident in Dunbar w...
Sent by : Allen Paul (Police, Constable, Lothian and Scottish Borders)