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Containing the tag : "scam" (100 results)

Alerts sent Friday 29 May 2020

Alert title
Humberside Police
16:57 : Scam alert
Community Safety News A number of incidents have been reported during the ...
Sent by : Andrew Mcdonald (Police, Pc, Orchard Park and Greenwood)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Subject : ScamShare Bulletin This week’s SCAM Share update giv...
Sent by : Kirsten Halliday (NHWN, Administrator, Scotland)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
13:15 : Scams Update
Supermarket Voucher Scam We’ve heard reports of consumers being ent...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)

Alerts sent Thursday 28 May 2020

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
Police have received a report of a scam call being made to a resident in the Sto...
Sent by : Leon Worden (Police, Police Community Support Officer (PCSO), Burntwood, Chasetown, Chase Terrace - Lichfield Neighbourhood)

Alerts sent Wednesday 27 May 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
21:20 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Phishing Scams There are many Phishing Scams affecting our online experience ...
Sent by : Keri Jones (Police, Constable, Highlands and Island)

Alerts sent Monday 25 May 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Council Tax Scams A number of people have recently been contacted by email, t...
Sent by : Keri Jones (Police, Constable, Highlands and Island)

Alerts sent Friday 22 May 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
This week’s SCAM Share update gives information and advice on current Scam...
Sent by : Kirsten Halliday (NHWN, Administrator, Scotland)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
10:42 : Scams Update
Beware of cold calls offering PPE We are aware of reports of cold callers...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)
Cheshire Constabulary
08:26 : scam alert
scam Warning: Coronavirus contact tracing app scam Halton Trading Standard...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)

Alerts sent Thursday 21 May 2020

Alert title
Hampshire Constabulary
08:38 : Phone scams
Dear residents. We would like to offer you some safeguarding and safety advic...
Sent by : Gareth Jones (Police, PCSO, Hart District)

Alerts sent Wednesday 20 May 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Slough Council
Fraudsters are targeting Slough residents with a council tax email scam. The ...
Sent by : Kate Pratt (Slough Council, Communications Manager, Slough)
Cheshire Constabulary
14:09 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Cheshire Constabulary
13:59 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
COVID19 SCAMS Police Scotland is advising the public to be cautious of strang...
Sent by : Keri Jones (Police, Constable, Highlands and Island)

Alerts sent Tuesday 19 May 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
23:14 : Email Scam
Good Evening All, Beware of the email scam shown below, on no account respond j...
Sent by : David Hansford (NHWN, Administrator, Adur / Worthing)
Derbyshire Constabulary
We are having a few online and phone scams being sent out at the moment. This is...
Sent by : Spencer Nixon (Police, PCSO, Derbyshire Dales)
Derbyshire Constabulary
We are having a few online and phone scams being sent out at the moment. This is...
Sent by : Spencer Nixon (Police, PCSO, Derbyshire Dales)
Derbyshire Constabulary
We are having a few online and phone scams being sent out at the moment. This is...
Sent by : Spencer Nixon (Police, PCSO, Derbyshire Dales)
Derbyshire Constabulary
We are having a few online and phone scams being sent out at the moment. This is...
Sent by : Spencer Nixon (Police, PCSO, Derbyshire Dales)
Surrey Police
14:00 : Scam Alert
Scam Alert - we have had reports of persons claiming to be from Runnymede Counci...
Sent by : Carolyn Anstey (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Runnymede)
Cheshire Constabulary
13:51 : scam alert
Scam Warning: Rental property and Amazon scams Halton Trading Standards ha...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)
South Yorkshire Police
13:18 : Pet Scams
FRAUD ALERT: South Yorkshire victims lose hundreds of pounds in pet scams South ...
Sent by : Jane Hamill (Police,PCSO,Doncaster East)
Notts Police
National Trading Standards produced an article on their web site earlier this ye...
Sent by : Howard Shinn (Police, PC 1603, Keyworth North & South, Tollerton, Wolds and Nevile (Rushcliffe South)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Doorstep Scams There have been reports about companies offering to ‘cle...
Sent by : Keri Jones (Police, Constable, Highlands and Island)

Alerts sent Monday 18 May 2020

Alert title
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
13:01 : Pet Fraud
Nationally, there has been an increase in pet fraud in which people believe they...
Sent by : Amanda Large (Police, Crime Prevention Officer, Peterborough)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Contact Tracing Apps Scam The new NHS app is being trialled in the Isle of Wi...
Sent by : Keri Jones (Police, Constable, Highlands and Island)

Alerts sent Sunday 17 May 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
Fake TV Licensing emails with a Covid-19 related hook have been appearing nation...
Sent by : Stephen Parr (Police, Community Support Officer Coach), Chester)

Alerts sent Saturday 16 May 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
The below email is circulating again. It is important to share information about...
Sent by : Maggie Lewis (NHWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Oxford Local Policing Area)
Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Friday 15th May 2020 for Maidenhead.   If you have ...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Friday 15th May 2020 for Windsor.   If you have any...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Friday 15th May 2020 for Ascot.   NO CRIME TO REPOR...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Cheshire Constabulary
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Cheshire Constabulary
12:16 : Scam Alert
Scam Warning: Scam text messages regarding your mobile phone bill Halton T...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)
Staffordshire Police
Please be vigilant against scams!Tamworth Police have received a number of repor...
Sent by : Claire Jenkinson (Police, PCSO, Tamworth Town Centre)

Alerts sent Friday 15 May 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Scam Share – Weekly Update This week’s SCAM Share update gives in...
Sent by : Willie Clark (NHWN, National Co - ordinator, NW Scotland)
Neighbourhood Watch
More good news on those phishing emails we have all been getting trying to con u...
Sent by : Bob Lloyd (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Gloucestershire)
Surrey Police
13:10 : Pet Scams
Police are issuing a warning after people in Surrey have been duped by pet buyin...
Sent by : Carolyn Anstey (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Runnymede)
Cheshire Constabulary
12:48 : Scam Alert
Scam Warning: Council Tax Reduction Scam Halton Residents need to be aware of a...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)

Alerts sent Thursday 14 May 2020

Alert title
Leicestershire Police
17:14 : Alert
Good afternoon Just want to warn of a bit coin scam that is currently going aro...
Sent by : Mark Botte (Police,Inspector,Charnwood)
Leicestershire Police
Dear Neighbourhood Link member, Today we are continuing our crime prevention ...
Sent by : Sam Donington (Police, PCSO, South Leicester, Freeman)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
12:58 : Scams Update
HMRC Scam Texts This scam just doesn’t go away. We’ve rece...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Phishing/Scam E Mails   Recently there have been a rash of phishing/scam ...
Sent by : Jo Batt (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Glouce)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Phishing/Scam E Mails   Recently there have been a rash of phishing/scam ...
Sent by : Jo Batt (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Glouce)

Alerts sent Wednesday 13 May 2020

Alert title
Surrey Police
12:56 : Scam Alert
We are investigating a fraud whereby a resident has received multiple calls from...
Sent by : Carolyn Anstey (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Runnymede)

Alerts sent Tuesday 12 May 2020

Alert title
Northamptonshire Police
Criminals are experts at impersonating people, organisations and the police. The...
Sent by : Kelly Noble (Police, Social Media Engagement Officer, Corporate Communications, Countywide)
West Mids Police
10:43 : E-Mail Scams
Good MorningPlease be aware there are a lot of E-Mail scams going around the lat...
Sent by : Anthony Meakin (Police, PCSO, East Park)
West Mids Police
10:39 : Scam E-Mails
Good MorningPlease be aware there are a lot of E-Mail scams going around the lat...
Sent by : Anthony Meakin (Police, PCSO, East Park)

Alerts sent Monday 11 May 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) launched the pioneering 'Suspiciou...
Sent by : Derek Pratt (Sussex) (NHWN, Administrator, Sussex)
Neighbourhood Watch
Dear Woking resident It has been brought to my attention that some people are...
Sent by : Steve Dew (NHWN, MSA, Woking)
Notts Police
Dear All, My name is Kirsty Jackson and I’m one of Nottinghamshire’s Cyber Prote...
Sent by : Kirsty Jackson (Police, Staff, Notts)

Alerts sent Saturday 09 May 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Neighbourhood Watch Message There was a problem with the below email address ...
Sent by : Simon Bailey (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Glouce)
Neighbourhood Watch
Neighbourhood Watch Message There was a problem with the below email address ...
Sent by : Simon Bailey (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Glouce)

Alerts sent Friday 08 May 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
Puppy fraud is on the increase during this lockdown period. People in Cheshire h...
Sent by : Stephen Parr (Police, Community Support Officer Coach), Chester)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
This weeks Scam Share Bulletin from our partners at Trading Standards Scotl...
Sent by : Mark Armstrong (NHWN, Community Support Officer, NW Scotland)

Alerts sent Thursday 07 May 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
SCAM ALERTAll of the major UK charities have suspended their doorstep collection...
Sent by : Stephen Parr (Police, Community Support Officer Coach), Chester)
Scottish Borders Council
11:03 : Scam warning
Scottish Borders Council has been made aware of incidents across the area where ...
Sent by : Adam Drummond (Scottish Borders Council, Senior Communications Officer, HQ, Newtown-St-Boswells)

Alerts sent Wednesday 06 May 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
21:29 : scam alert
scam Warning: HMRC Coronavirus Scam Expands Halton Trading Standards wants...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)
Cheshire Constabulary
21:15 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
13:50 : Scam Alert
Attached is details of a current scam...
Sent by : Chrissie Parkes (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Gloucestershire)
Neighbourhood Watch
13:45 : Scam Alert
Attached is information of a current scam...
Sent by : Chrissie Parkes (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Gloucestershire)
Cheshire Constabulary
12:46 : scam alert
scamWarning: TV Licence scam emails on the rise A Widnes resident has received ...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)
Cheshire Constabulary
12:39 : scam alert
scam Warning: Scam EE mobile network emails Although the Coronavirus and t...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)
Neighbourhood Watch
Action Fraud have received almost 10000 reports of the sextortion email phi...
Sent by : Bob Lloyd (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Gloucestershire)
South Yorkshire Police
Take time out to read our weekly Crime Reduction Article below, this week we are...
Sent by : DANE Plant (Police, PCSO, Rotherham South LPT)

Alerts sent Tuesday 05 May 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
21:20 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Leicestershire Police
What are 'sextortion' phishing emails Have you received an unpleasant...
Sent by : Sam Hancock (Police, Cyber Protect Officer, Leicestershire)
Derbyshire Constabulary
Your Cyber Crime and Fraud units would like to make you aware of our Police Scam...
Sent by : Jodie Nevin (Police,Cyber Protect Officer,Derbyshire)

Alerts sent Monday 04 May 2020

Alert title
Cumbria Neighbourhood Watch
Good evening one and all. These past few weeks have been a great strain for many...
Sent by : Joseph Murray (NHWN, Administrator, Cumbria)
Surrey Police
16:58 : Scam Alert
Please be cautious if advertising doorstep items for sale or collection in your ...
Sent by : Carolyn Anstey (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Runnymede)
Devon and Cornwall Police
Sextortion scam emails attempt to coerce victims to pay a BitCoin ransom to the ...
Sent by : Linzi Berryman (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)
Cheshire Constabulary
12:59 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Neighbourhood Watch
This message is from Val McPherson Vice Chair of Princes Risborough & Distri...
Sent by : Val McPherson BEM (NHWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
Neighbourhood Watch
This is a message from Val McPherson who is covering Neighbourhood Watch in Ayle...
Sent by : Val McPherson BEM (NHWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
West Yorkshire Police
Good Morning, Please find attached a copy of West Yorkshire Trading Standards...
Sent by : Gemma Colley (Police, Digital Dev, Headquarters)

Alerts sent Sunday 03 May 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
This message is from Val McPherson Vice Chair of Princes Risborough Neighbourhoo...
Sent by : Val McPherson BEM (NHWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)

Alerts sent Friday 01 May 2020

Alert title
Local Authority
We understand some residents have received calls from people claiming to be from...
Sent by : Sharon May (Nottinghamshire County Council, Trading Standards Officer, Notts)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Scam Share – Weekly Update        &nbs...
Sent by : Willie Clark (NHWN, National Co - ordinator, NW Scotland)
Sussex Police
Friday, 1st May 2020 News and Alerts Police tackle crime as they keep peop...
Sent by : Lillian Knight (Police, Prevention Support & Engagement Officer, Sussex)
Cheshire Constabulary
11:25 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Cheshire Constabulary
11:25 : scam alert
scam Warning: Scam HMRC text messages Halton Trading Standards wants to wa...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)
Cheshire Constabulary
11:09 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Cheshire Constabulary
11:09 : scam alert
scam Warning: Funeral Director Scam Halton Trading Standards wants to make...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
COVID 19 SCAMS Measures announced over recent weeks to deal with coronavirus ...
Sent by : Keri Jones (Police, Constable, Highlands and Island)

Alerts sent Thursday 30 April 2020

Alert title
Gloucestershire Constabulary
We're warning people to be aware of a telephone scammer claiming to be...
Sent by : External Communications Team (WWBE, Police Communications, Gloucestershire)
Surrey Police
Dear Surrey Heath members. Our colleagues in the Hampshire Constabulary have ...
Sent by : Rob Freeman (Surrey Police, Volunteer, Surrey Heath)
Hampshire Constabulary
Criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to defraud people.  Below...
Sent by : Graeme Barbour (Police, Digital Communications Officer, Hampshire)

Alerts sent Wednesday 29 April 2020

Alert title
Thames Valley Police
Ongoing HMRC tax refund scamWhen you get text message telling you are entitled t...
Sent by : Ahmed Mohamed (Police, PCSO, Oxford Cowley)
Dorset Alert
07:11 : SCAM
AVOID THIS SCAM ! There have been over 200 reports made to Action Fraud in the ...
Sent by : Andy Flanagan (Dorset Police, PCSO 8194, East Dorset Rural)

Alerts sent Tuesday 28 April 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Action Fraud report 1,072 victims have lost a combined total of £2,360,...
Sent by : Maggie Lewis (NHWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Oxford Local Policing Area)
West Yorkshire Police
10:14 : Covid Scams
On 27th April at 09.00 at OVERTHORPE AVENUE, DEWSBURY, WF12 0DU 2 females knocke...
Sent by : Stephen Forrest (Police,Crime Reduction Officer,West Yorkshire Kirklees Dewsbury)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Phishing Scams There are many Phishing Scams affecting our online experience ...
Sent by : Keri Jones (Police, Constable, Highlands and Island)

Alerts sent Monday 27 April 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
12:11 : Scam Update
Scam Update Some recent scams to be on the lookout for: ❎ Gm...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)

Alerts sent Sunday 26 April 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
Please be aware of a new Phishing Scam. Although it looks genuine this is NOT an...
Sent by : Stephen Parr (Police, Community Support Officer Coach), Chester)

Alerts sent Saturday 25 April 2020

Alert title
Thames Valley Police
Witness appeal Theft (doorstep crime, roofing scam), Charlton-On-Otmoor. We'...
Sent by : Alison Drury (Police, PCSO, Kidlington)
Leicestershire Police
Dear Members, Please see attached COVID fraud leaflet to make you aware and warn...
Sent by : Ali Haq (Leicestershire Police, PCSO 6167, Harborough and Wigston)
Leicestershire Police
Sadly, so far, a total of £2,360,727 has been reported lost by 1,07...
Sent by : Sam Hancock (Police, Cyber Protect Officer, Leicestershire)

Alerts sent Friday 24 April 2020

Alert title
Humberside Police
Community Safety News Dear Residents, I have previously sent this alert o...
Sent by : Shaun Lee (Police, PCSO, Grimsby East Cleethorpes Croft Baker, Humberston, New Waltham, Haverstoe, East Marsh, Hainton Henage Wards, NE Lincolnshire,)
Surrey Police
16:49 : Scam Alert
We’re warning people to make sure that they check who is calling at their ...
Sent by : Carolyn Anstey (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Runnymede)