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Containing the tag : "scams" (100 results)

Alerts sent Monday 26 October 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Good evening Buckinghamshire and Surrey Trading Standards are pleased to offe...
Sent by : John Farnaby (NWN, MSA, Surrey, Tandridge)

Alerts sent Sunday 25 October 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
This is a message from Val McPherson Vice Chair of Princes Risborugh & Distr...
Sent by : Val McPherson BEM (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
Neighbourhood Watch
This is a message from Val McPherson covering Neighbourhood Watch in Aylesbury V...
Sent by : Val McPherson BEM (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
Neighbourhood Watch
Arrest made in connection with courier fraud incident Please think about your...
Sent by : Colin Cartwright (NWN, Vice-Chair, MSA, Warwickshire)

Alerts sent Saturday 24 October 2020

Alert title
Cumbria Neighbourhood Watch
Many grateful thanks to one of our members for a recent piece of information abo...
Sent by : Joseph Murray (NHWN, Administrator, Cumbria)

Alerts sent Friday 23 October 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Good evening all Please find below the link to this weeks Covid 19 update: ...
Sent by : Nicola Jayne Barrett (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley, Milton Keynes )
Neighbourhood Watch
Hello Coordinators You will be aware, I'm sure, that online fraud is one ...
Sent by : David Alder (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
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 Tuesday 20 October 2020

Alert title
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 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)

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
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)

Alerts sent Monday 12 October 2020

Alert title
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)

Alerts sent Friday 09 October 2020

Alert title
Gloucestershire Constabulary
October is Romance Fraud awareness month. The multi-agency campaign, running thr...
Sent by : Nicholas Westmacott (Police, PC, Cirencester)
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)
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
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)

Alerts sent Tuesday 06 October 2020

Alert title
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)
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
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)
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 Morning Residents Scammers are opportunists looking for easy targets. ...
Sent by : Toni Jones (Police, PCSO, Selly Oak)

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)

Alerts sent Thursday 01 October 2020

Alert title
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 30 September 2020

Alert title
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)
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 Tuesday 29 September 2020

Alert title
Lancashire Constabulary
16:01 : Scams
Good Afternoon   We are aware of an email doing the rounds claiming to be...
Sent by : Peter Atkinson (Police,PCSO,Lancashire, west , Morecambe)

Alerts sent Friday 25 September 2020

Alert title
Scottish Borders Council
We are again reminding the public to be vigilant following recent HMRC phone sca...
Sent by : Nick Walker (Police Scotland, Constable, Scottish Borders)

Alerts sent Thursday 24 September 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
This message is Distributed on Behalf of Forth Valley Division, Police Scotland ...
Sent by : Mark Armstrong (NHWN, Community Support Officer, NW Scotland)

Alerts sent Tuesday 22 September 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Good Morning! A common technique used by scammers is to promote an investment...
Sent by : David Alder (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)

Alerts sent Monday 21 September 2020

Alert title
Local Authority
The National Trading Standards Scams Team have launched a new guide to help peop...
Sent by : Sharon May (Nottinghamshire County Council, Trading Standards Officer, Notts)

Alerts sent Friday 18 September 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Impersonation scams almost double in first half of 2020 as criminals exploit Cov...
Sent by : Johanna Kaschke (NWN, MSA, London, Tower Hamlets)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
12:00 : Scams Update
Fixed Penalty Notice Scam A consumer sent us this scam email he received,...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)
Neighbourhood Watch
Good morning Our friends at Buckinghamshire and Surrey Trading Standards woul...
Sent by : John Farnaby (NWN, MSA, Surrey, Tandridge)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Protect Scotland App As a result of information received from communities, ou...
Sent by : Willie Clark (NHWN, National Co - ordinator, NW Scotland)

Alerts sent Thursday 17 September 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Good Morning! If you have missed the opportunity to join in the very popular ...
Sent by : David Alder (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
In this week's #ScamShare bulletin: Contact tracing scams Fake ads on Go...
Sent by : Kirsten Halliday (NHWN, Administrator, Scotland)

Alerts sent Wednesday 16 September 2020

Alert title
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
23:41 : School Term
Dear E coppers. We have resumed our school patrols after the Covid closures of ...
Sent by : Jonathan Hall (Police, PCSO, Cambridgeshire)
West Mids Police
Impersonation scams almost double in first half of 2020 as criminals exploit C...
Sent by : Peter Sturgeon (Police, Engagement Officer, Coventry)

Alerts sent Tuesday 15 September 2020

Alert title
Surrey Police
Mole Valley Beat Bulletin Tues 15th Sept 2020   Mole Valley officers witn...
Sent by : Andy Reid (Surrey Police, InTheKnow.Community Administrator, Mole Valley)

Alerts sent Saturday 12 September 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
In this week's #ScamShare bulletin: Netflix, DVLA, lottery, energy meter ...
Sent by : Kirsten Halliday (NHWN, Administrator, Scotland)

Alerts sent Friday 11 September 2020

Alert title
Derbyshire Police & Crime Commissioner
Derby University have produced a scam awareness advice leaflet for their upcomin...
Sent by : Tim Parkin (Office of the PCC, Digital Engagement Officer, Derbyshire)
Leicestershire Police
08:02 : Close Call
Scam In Burbage We have visited a Burbage resident following a close call in ...
Sent by : Darren Stretton (Police, PCSO 6035, Hinckley and Blaby NPA, Burbage)

Alerts sent Thursday 10 September 2020

Alert title
South Yorkshire Police
15:54 : Bank Fraud
NEWS: South Yorkshire Police and local bank branch staff stop £325,000 of fraud ...
Sent by : Jane Hamill (Police,PCSO,Doncaster East)

Alerts sent Tuesday 08 September 2020

Alert title
Durham Constabulary
Can you help Durham County Council’s Trading Standards Team get to 1,000 F...
Sent by : Susie Blake (Police , Partnerships Officer, Durham Constabulary)

Alerts sent Monday 07 September 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
In the latest #ScamShare bulletin we look at: Energy scams video series ...
Sent by : Kirsten Halliday (NHWN, Administrator, Scotland)
Cheshire Constabulary
Age UK Cheshire East August bulletin for the latest scams covering Postal Mail: ...
Sent by : Julia Short (Police, PCSO, Macclesfield LPU Congleton PCSO)

Alerts sent Sunday 06 September 2020

Alert title
Devon and Cornwall Police
There have been several reports to West Devon Police concerning suspic...
Sent by : Kevin Williams (Police, PCSO, North and West Devon)
Leicestershire Police
Neighbourhood Link Member, We have seen a small increase in victims of door-t...
Sent by : Sam Donington (Freemen Neighbourhood Community Support Officer, PCSO, South Leicester Neighbourhood Policing Area)

Alerts sent Saturday 05 September 2020

Alert title
West Yorkshire Police
17:11 : SCAMS
Recently we have received more and more reports of new scams going around. Mainl...
Sent by : Rebekah Ingle (Police,PCSO,Bradford East)
West Yorkshire Police
17:09 : SCAMS
Recently we have received more and more reports of new scams going around. Mainl...
Sent by : Rebekah Ingle (Police,PCSO,Bradford East)
West Yorkshire Police
17:08 : SCAMS
Recently we have received more and more reports of new scams going around. Mainl...
Sent by : Rebekah Ingle (Police,PCSO,Bradford East)
West Yorkshire Police
17:07 : SCAMS
Recently we have received more and more reports of new scams going around. Mainl...
Sent by : Rebekah Ingle (Police,PCSO,Bradford East)
West Yorkshire Police
17:05 : SCAMS
Recently we have received more and more reports of new scams going around. Mainl...
Sent by : Rebekah Ingle (Police,PCSO,Bradford East)
West Yorkshire Police
17:03 : SCAMS
Recently we have received more and more reports of new scams going around. Mainl...
Sent by : Rebekah Ingle (Police,PCSO,Bradford East)

Alerts sent Friday 04 September 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
14:53 : Scams Update
Craft Fayre Scam  We’ve been made aware that the post below wa...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)

Alerts sent Wednesday 02 September 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Good evening Our friends at Buckinghamshire and Surrey Trading Standards woul...
Sent by : John Farnaby (NWN, MSA, Surrey, Tandridge)
Neighbourhood Watch
Good Afternoon Our friends in Trading Standards advise that the following add...
Sent by : David Alder (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
Bedfordshire Police
This month we are supporting a Get Safe Online campaign with Action Fraud – this...
Sent by : Giovanna Traetto-Reynolds (Police, PCSO, OPERATION SENTINEL RURAL TEAM)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
The Suspicious Email Reporting Service was launched by the NCSC (National C...
Sent by : Keri Jones (Police, Constable, Highlands and Island)
Cheshire Constabulary
Good morning, There's been an increase in scammers claiming to be from HM...
Sent by : Ben Lee (Police, Community Support Officer, Northwich LPU)

Alerts sent Sunday 30 August 2020

Alert title
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 Friday 28 August 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
14:28 : Scams Update
Misleading Energy Marketing Since July, we have seen evidence of several ...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)
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 Tuesday 25 August 2020

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
08:03 : Scams
If you think you've fallen victim to a scam, whether its face to face, over the ...
Sent by : Joey Stevens (Police, PCSO, South Staffordshire)
Staffordshire Police
08:02 : Scams
If you think you've fallen victim to a scam, whether its face to face, over the ...
Sent by : Joey Stevens (Police, PCSO, South Staffordshire)

Alerts sent Monday 24 August 2020

Alert title
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)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
In this edition of the Scamshare bulletin we look at the most recent scams ...
Sent by : Kirsten Halliday (NHWN, Administrator, Scotland)

Alerts sent Sunday 23 August 2020

Alert title
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)
Neighbourhood Watch
Dear Sir or madam As you know scams affect us all and indeed there are m...
Sent by : Cheryl Spruce (NWN , Chair GNWN, Greenwich)

Alerts sent Saturday 22 August 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Dear All, My previous messages weren't received by many of you. I hope th...
Sent by : Mabu Shaik (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley, Slough)

Alerts sent Friday 21 August 2020

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
14:30 : Scams
If you think you've fallen victim to a scam,whether its face to face,over the ph...
Sent by : Nicola Fenlon (Police, PCSO, Belgrave fire station)
Staffordshire Police
14:29 : Scams
If you think you've fallen victim to a scam, whether its face to face, over the ...
Sent by : Susan Wall (Staffordshire Police, PCSO, Stoke North)
West Mids Police
Dear ResidentsI hope you are safe and well! P...
Sent by : Adham Khan (Police,PCSO,Birmingham East Springfield)
Staffordshire Police
13:26 : Scams
If you think you've fallen victim to a scam, whether it's face to face, over the...
Sent by : Matthew Whiston (Police, PCSO 25568, Stoke South Policing Team)
Staffordshire Police
13:24 : Scams
If you think you have fallen victim to a scam, weather its face to face, over th...
Sent by : Emily Davenhill (Staffordshire Police, PCSO, Stoke South)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
12:20 : Scams Update
Rental Scams A couple in Edinburgh narrowly avoided a rental scam when th...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)
Neighbourhood Watch
Good Morning As you know from Our News, we are developing our expertise in on...
Sent by : David Alder (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
Staffordshire Police
10:39 : Scams
If you think you've fallen victim to a scam, whether its face to face, over the ...
Sent by : Toni Boyle (Staffordshire Police, PCSO, Stoke South)

Alerts sent Tuesday 18 August 2020

Alert title
Durham Constabulary
Good morning, Trading Standards from Durham County Council are warning reside...
Sent by : Lesley Hunter (Police, Partnerships , HQ)

Alerts sent Saturday 15 August 2020

Alert title
Leicestershire Police
Just a quick Email SCAMS You may be aware of some of the scams going aroun...
Sent by : Darren Stretton (Police, PCSO 6035, Hinckley and Blaby NPA, Burbage)

Alerts sent Friday 14 August 2020

Alert title
Thames Valley Police
FIRST - A COLD CALLING SCAM THAT HAPPENED IN DATCHET, BUT MAY WELL HAVE HAPPENED...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
10:54 : Scams Update
Doorstep Callers/Scam Mail We’ve had a report of a doorstep caller ...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)
Neighbourhood Watch
As we know scammers are becoming more sophisticated in their approaches. Suspici...
Sent by : Maggie Lewis (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley, Oxford LPA)

Alerts sent Wednesday 12 August 2020

Alert title
Hampshire Constabulary
Hello, While Government restrictions have been eased further recently, allowing ...
Sent by : Wes Hutchins (Police, Corporate Communications Officer, Hampshire)

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 Friday 07 August 2020

Alert title
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
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)