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Containing the tag : "scam" (100 results)

Alerts sent Monday 10 August 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
In this week’s #scamshare bulletin: Energy Scams Staycation scams New...
Sent by : Kirsten Halliday (NHWN, Administrator, Scotland)

Alerts sent Saturday 08 August 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
12:11 : scam alert
scam Warning: British Gas scam emails Halton Trading Standards wants to warn co...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)

Alerts sent Friday 07 August 2020

Alert title
Thames Valley Police
Amazon telephone scam. We are receiving a sharp increase in the number of scam...
Sent by : Alison Drury (Police, PCSO, Kidlington)
Cheshire Constabulary
13:34 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
11:14 : Scams Update
Staycation Scams We recently highlighted the issue of scammers posing a...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)

Alerts sent Thursday 06 August 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
20:11 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Neighbourhood Watch in Nottinghamshire
This week TV Licensing have started sending letters to anyone aged over 75 askin...
Sent by : Bob Vaughan-Newton (NHW, MSA, Gedling North)
Thames Valley Police
15:12 : Scam Warning
We have received reports of a scam circulating in the South Oxfordshire and Vale...
Sent by : Emma Tarry (Police, Communications Officer, Thames Valley)

Alerts sent Friday 07 August 2020

Alert title
Sussex Police
Friday, 7th August 2020 News and Alerts Witnesses sought to fight in Bexhi...
Sent by : Lillian Knight (Police, Prevention Support & Engagement Officer, Sussex)

Alerts sent Wednesday 05 August 2020

Alert title
West Yorkshire Police
16:38 : Scam Warning
Good afternoon, West Yorkshire Police would like to make you aware of a scam ...
Sent by : Simon Brooksbank (Police,NPT Support Officer,Leeds NE NPT)
Humberside Police
An email scam has been reported in your neighbourhood. Police have received...
Sent by : Siobhan Dearing (Police,PCSO,North Holderness)
Thames Valley Police
In the last few days we have had two cases of courier fraud in our are...
Sent by : Claire Williams (Police, Administrator, West Berkshire)
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

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
16:57 : COVID SCAM
And so it begins... "Good Morning, I'm calling from the NHS track &...
Sent by : Patrick Wright (Police, PCSO, FM South West Stone, Eccleshall & Swynnerton)
Staffordshire Police
14:07 : COVID SCAM
And so it begins... "Good Morning, I'm calling from the NHS track &...
Sent by : Patrick Wright (Police, PCSO, FM South West Stone, Eccleshall & Swynnerton)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Cyber Resilience Bulletin Attached is the latest Cyber Resilience bulletin wh...
Sent by : Willie Clark (NHWN, National Co - ordinator, NW Scotland)
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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Gloucestershire Constabulary
We have received a report that a member of the public put their car up for sale ...
Sent by : Nicholas Westmacott (Police, PC, Cirencester)
Cheshire Constabulary
Detectives are issuing an urgent warning to the public after a recent spate in t...
Sent by : Peter Caldwell (Police, Digital Media Manager, Corporate Communications)
South Yorkshire Police
Good morning,UK Finance unveils ten Covid-19 and lockdown scams the public shoul...
Sent by : Dannielle Lee (Police, Cyber Protect Officer, South Yorkshire)
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 Sunday 02 August 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
Please be aware that we have had reports of a postcode lottery scam. A letter ha...
Sent by : Beth George (Police, Great Boughton PCSO, Chester LPU)

Alerts sent Friday 31 July 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
14:25 : Scams Update
Test and Protect Scams We’ve warned you previously about scammers p...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Hi Everyone The attached document has information on the latest cyber scams o...
Sent by : Samantha Campbell (Police, Constable, Edinburgh)

Alerts sent Thursday 30 July 2020

Alert title
Hampshire Constabulary
17:41 : Scam
Recently a resident of Overton has received a telephone call from an unknown per...
Sent by : Andrew Jones (Police, PCSO, Basingstoke District)
Derbyshire Constabulary
Sir or madam Over the past few weeks police have received calls from Vulnerable/...
Sent by : Farina Khan (Police, Pcso, Derby East )
Gloucestershire Constabulary
There have been a number of worrying fake calls allegedly coming from a police o...
Sent by : Nicholas Westmacott (Police, PC, Cirencester)
Derbyshire Constabulary
Good morning, I refer to my email of yesterday warning residents in the South...
Sent by : Carole Woodall (Police, Communications Administrator, Derbyshire)
Staffordshire Police
10:12 : COVID SCAM
And so it begins... "Good Morning, I'm calling from the NHS track &...
Sent by : Patrick Wright (Police, PCSO, FM South West Stone, Eccleshall & Swynnerton)

Alerts sent Wednesday 29 July 2020

Alert title
Slough Council
15:32 : Cold callers
We have been made aware of cold callers going door to door in the borough. The ...
Sent by : Kate Pratt (Slough Council, Communications Manager, Slough)
Cheshire Constabulary
12:49 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
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)
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
  UK Finance unveils ten Covid-19 and lockdown scams the public should b...
Sent by : Amanda Large (Police, Crime Prevention Officer, Peterborough)

Alerts sent Tuesday 28 July 2020

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
Please see the attached document in relation to ongoing scams and prevent in rel...
Sent by : Gemma Crank (Police, Police Community Support Officer, Staffordshire)
Neighbourhood Watch
This is a message from Val McPherson covering Aylesbury Vale Neighbourhood Watch...
Sent by : Val McPherson BEM (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
Neighbourhood Watch
This is a message from Val McPherson Vice Chair of Princes Risborough & Dist...
Sent by : Val McPherson BEM (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
Cheshire Constabulary
13:07 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Bedfordshire Police
We are reissuing a warning to residents about telephone scammers, following repo...
Sent by : Louise Ross (Police, Communications Officer, Bedfordshire)
West Mids Police
Hello, The below link is for  the most recent information from Coventry ...
Sent by : Peter Sturgeon (Police, Engagement Officer, Coventry)

Alerts sent Monday 27 July 2020

Alert title
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Attached is a screenshot of an O2 text scam. Question, if you have an O2 acco...
Sent by : Amanda Large (Police, Crime Prevention Officer, Peterborough)
West Mids Police
Dear Sir or madam I would like to share some important information I have recei...
Sent by : Saul Smith (Police, PCSO, Four Oaks NHT)

Alerts sent Saturday 25 July 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Please note if you,or anyone you know, wishes to apply for council tax reduction...
Sent by : Maggie Lewis (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley, Oxford LPA)

Alerts sent Thursday 30 July 2020

Alert title
West Mids Police
Dear resident,  Watch out for HMRC tax refund scams. Don't click on...
Sent by : Aaron Murdoch (Police, PCSO, Solihull Bickenhill,Dorridge, Hockley Heath,Meriden,Knowle,)

Alerts sent Wednesday 29 July 2020

Alert title
West Mids Police
Dear resident,  Watch out for HMRC tax refund scams. Don't click on...
Sent by : Aaron Murdoch (Police, PCSO, Solihull Bickenhill,Dorridge, Hockley Heath,Meriden,Knowle,)

Alerts sent Saturday 25 July 2020

Alert title
West Mids Police
Stay alert, protect yourself and be in the know. Last week, the National Cyber S...
Sent by : Wayne Lawrence (Police, PCSO, Selly Oak)

Alerts sent Friday 24 July 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
In this week’s Trading Standards Scotland #scamshare bulletin: Top...
Sent by : Kirsten Halliday (NHWN, Administrator, Scotland)
Surrey Police
16:32 : Scam Alert
Telephone scams are a public nuisance and a criminal fraud. Technology...
Sent by : Carolyn Anstey (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Runnymede)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Scams were once limited to that cold caller who would arrive at your front door ...
Sent by : Keri Jones (Police, Constable, Highlands and Island)
Neighbourhood Watch
This is a Neighbourhood Watch message from Chrissie Parkes Unsolicited and scam...
Sent by : Chrissie Parkes (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Gloucestershire)
Surrey Police
12:03 : Scam Alert
We have seen a sudden spike in fake Amazon Prime calls. These calls involve...
Sent by : Carolyn Anstey (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Runnymede)
Neighbourhood Watch
Neighbourhood  Watch  Message Recent Frauds and Scams   Recent...
Sent by : Simon Bailey (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Glouce)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
11:30 : Scams Update
Flight Refund Scams  We want to remind people to be extra vigilant a...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)

Alerts sent Thursday 23 July 2020

Alert title
Hampshire Constabulary
We are issuing a warning to residents in Southampton following reports of scam c...
Sent by : Sarah Cartwright (Police, Corporate Communications, Hampshire)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Dear All, Trading Standards Scotland have published the latest edition of Sca...
Sent by : Julie Cochrane (Police, Constable, Edinburgh)
Derbyshire Constabulary
Following an increased number of calls to us, we would like to raise awareness a...
Sent by : Carole Woodall (Police, Communications Administrator, Derbyshire)
Thames Valley Police
Ongoing Telephone SCAM in last 2 days on landlines, automated message play that ...
Sent by : Ahmed Mohamed (Police, PCSO, Oxford Cowley)
West Mids Police
Dear Residents HMRC Scams - The most common email we are seeing at the moment...
Sent by : Toni Jones (Police, PCSO, Selly Oak)

Alerts sent Wednesday 22 July 2020

Alert title
South Yorkshire Police
Scams are becoming more sophisticated and many people fall victim to them. This ...
Sent by : Alison Cundy (Police, PCSO, Sheffield Central NHP)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Police have received a report of a scam with a email heading:Subject: RE: Actio...
Sent by : Nicholas Westmacott (Police, PC, Cirencester)
West Mids Police
Wednesday 22nd July 2020   Dear resident,  Watch ...
Sent by : Daniel Talbot (Police , PCSO, Shirley and Blythe Solihull NPU)
West Yorkshire Police
Dear Sir or madam,Please see link below of our 5th Edition of “The Little Book o...
Sent by : Rehana Begum (Police,Neighbourhood Support Officer,West Yorkshire Police, Bradford East)
South Yorkshire Police
12:29 : Scam Alert
SCAM ALERT: Fraudsters use cloned SYP telephone number to trick victimPolice hav...
Sent by : Jane Hamill (Police,PCSO,Doncaster East)

Alerts sent Tuesday 21 July 2020

Alert title
South Yorkshire Police
Friends against scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative. Fri...
Sent by : Alison Cundy (Police, PCSO, Sheffield Central NHP)
Staffordshire Police
13:31 : COVID scams
Good afternoon I'm calling from the NHS track and trace service. According to ou...
Sent by : Susan Wall (Staffordshire Police, PCSO, Stoke North)
Derbyshire Constabulary
We would like to make you aware of the following :-Beware of fake BT emails sayi...
Sent by : Brian Buller (Police, PCSO, High Peak)

Alerts sent Monday 20 July 2020

Alert title
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 Saturday 18 July 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
To access the Age UK Cheshire East Scams Awareness & Aftercare Project ...
Sent by : Julia Short (Police, PCSO, Macclesfield LPU Congleton PCSO)

Alerts sent Friday 17 July 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
In this week's ScamShare bulletin we look at the following scams: Ti...
Sent by : Kirsten Halliday (NHWN, Administrator, Scotland)
Cheshire Constabulary
12:55 : scam alert
Scam Warning: National Insurance refund scam Halton Trading Standards want...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
11:42 : Scams Update
DVLA Scam Consumer body Which? has reported a new DVLA scam targetin...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
How Can You Spot a Rogue Trader?   The most common types of work offered ...
Sent by : Julie Cochrane (Police, Constable, Edinburgh)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
How Can You Spot a Rogue Trader?   The most common types of work offered ...
Sent by : Julie Cochrane (Police, Constable, Edinburgh)

Alerts sent Thursday 16 July 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
21:15 : Scam Alert
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)

Alerts sent Wednesday 15 July 2020

Alert title
Devon and Cornwall Police
We have received a report of persons attempting the ‘ringing the changes&r...
Sent by : Linzi Berryman (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)
Neighbourhood Watch
Metropolitan Police has issued the fifth edition of the Little Book of Big Scams...
Sent by : Angela Money (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley, West Berkshire LPA)
Derbyshire Police & Crime Commissioner
Scams during lockdown are becoming increasingly common and sophisticated, and th...
Sent by : Tim Parkin (Office of the PCC, Digital Engagement Officer, Derbyshire)
Neighbourhood Watch
Good Morning Please advise all your members that the following updated booklets...
Sent by : David Alder (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)

Alerts sent Tuesday 14 July 2020

Alert title
Get Safe Online
Good afternoon, You’re probably familiar with some of the ways in which...
Sent by : Get Safe Online Admin (Get Safe Online, Content Director, National)
South Yorkshire Police
Applications for free call blockers have re-opened on the Friends Against Scams ...
Sent by : Jane Hamill (Police,PCSO,Doncaster East)
Leicestershire Police
please be aware as this has been highlighted to us from a Neighbourhood link use...
Sent by : Dave Martin (Police, PC, West Leicester NPA Leicester west New Parks)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Telephone scams are a common way for criminals to con people out of money. La...
Sent by : Mark Armstrong (NHWN, Community Support Officer, NW Scotland)
West Mids Police
07:43 : Postal scam
Sir or madam Good morning,Just to make you aware of a postal scam that is curren...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Sandwell )
West Mids Police
07:42 : Postal scam
Sir or madam Good morning,Just to make you aware of a postal scam that is curren...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Sandwell )
West Mids Police
07:40 : Postal scam
Sir or madam Good morning,Just to make you aware of a postal scam that is curren...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Sandwell )
West Mids Police
07:39 : Postal scam
Sir or madam Good morning,Just to make you aware of a postal scam that is curren...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Sandwell )

Alerts sent Monday 13 July 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
I don't often get scams but received this today. This was a very simple emai...
Sent by : Maggie Lewis (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley, Oxford LPA)
Derbyshire Constabulary
We have been made aware of a scam that is targeting car dealerships and garages ...
Sent by : Jodie Nevin (Police,Cyber Protect Officer,Derbyshire)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
10:54 : Scam Alert
Crisis Grant Scam We’ve received reports from South Lanarkshire res...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)

Alerts sent Sunday 12 July 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
08:21 : Banking Scam
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Cheshire Constabulary
08:03 : Cold callers
scam Warning: Cold callers operating in the Borough Halton Trading Standar...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)
Cheshire Constabulary
07:55 : scam alert
Scam Warning: Fake bank emails Halton Trading Standards wants to warn resi...
Sent by : Margaret Sumner (Police, PCSO, Widnes LPU)

Alerts sent Saturday 11 July 2020

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)

Alerts sent Friday 10 July 2020

Alert title
Hampshire Constabulary
17:40 : Recent scam
We have recently received a report of a telephone scam occurring in Chandler&rsq...
Sent by : Lucinda Mack (Police, PCSO, Eastleigh)
Devon and Cornwall Police
We have received a report of a scam cold caller phoning a resident in Barnstaple...
Sent by : Linzi Berryman (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)
Dorset Alert
13:29 : Scam Alert
A Sherborne resident has been the target of an attempted scam. The potential ...
Sent by : Mark Jones (Dorset Police, PCSO 6269, Sherborne Rural)
Scottish Borders Council
We have been made aware of the below scam message which is circulating arou...
Sent by : Emma Spence (SBC, Communications and Multimedia Officer, Scottish Borders)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
12:13 : Scams Update
Prize Draw & Competition Scams We warned you about the Aldi voucher s...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)
Devon and Cornwall Police
We have received a report of a scam cold caller phoning a resident in Barnstaple...
Sent by : Linzi Berryman (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)
Sussex Police
Friday, 10th July 2020 News and Alerts Police warn residents about bogus HMR...
Sent by : Lillian Knight (Police, Prevention Support & Engagement Officer, Sussex)
Devon and Cornwall Police
We have received a report of a scam cold caller phoning a resident in Barnstaple...
Sent by : Linzi Berryman (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)