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Containing the tag : "scams" (100 results)

Alerts sent Friday 14 August 2020

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

Alerts sent Wednesday 05 August 2020

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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

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Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Cyber Resilience Bulletin Attached is the latest Cyber Resilience bulletin wh...
Sent by : Willie Clark (NHWN, National Co - ordinator, NW Scotland)

Alerts sent Monday 03 August 2020

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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 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 Wednesday 29 July 2020

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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

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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)

Alerts sent Thursday 30 July 2020

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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

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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

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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

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Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
In this week’s Trading Standards Scotland #scamshare bulletin: Top...
Sent by : Kirsten Halliday (NHWN, Administrator, Scotland)
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
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

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Hampshire Constabulary
We are issuing a warning to residents in Southampton following reports of scam c...
Sent by : Sarah Cartwright (Police, Corporate Communications, Hampshire)
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

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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)
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)

Alerts sent Tuesday 21 July 2020

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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)

Alerts sent Monday 20 July 2020

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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

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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)
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 Wednesday 15 July 2020

Alert title
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

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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)
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)

Alerts sent Monday 13 July 2020

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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)

Alerts sent Friday 10 July 2020

Alert title
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)
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)

Alerts sent Thursday 09 July 2020

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Neighbourhood Watch
Good Evening In case you missed it, Trading Standards are offering 2 &ldqu...
Sent by : David Alder (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Police are aware of a number of different SCAMS which have been taking place acr...
Sent by : Jo Upton (Police, PCSO, Stroud)

Alerts sent Wednesday 08 July 2020

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Scottish Borders Council
We have recently received a number of reports from Scottish Borders residents of...
Sent by : Nick Walker (Police Scotland, Constable, Scottish Borders)
Durham Constabulary
Do you want more confidence in answering your landline? In partnership with tr...
Sent by : Susie Blake (Police , Partnerships Officer, Durham Constabulary)

Alerts sent Tuesday 07 July 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Following numerous reports of scams particularly from HMRC  I have compiled...
Sent by : Maggie Lewis (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley, Oxford LPA)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
13:27 : Scams Update
Amazon Phone Scam We’ve had reports of people receiving calls from ...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)
Thames Valley Police
This message is dated Tuesday 7th July 2020 for the Whole Area.   Due to ...
Sent by : Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)

Alerts sent Saturday 04 July 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
This week we talk about some of the most recent scams which have been reported b...
Sent by : Kirsten Halliday (NHWN, Administrator, Scotland)

Alerts sent Friday 03 July 2020

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Neighbourhood Watch
FREE NEW ‘keep Connected’ Zoom session on Fraud – Take a stand...
Sent by : Neighbourhood Network (NWN, Administrator, Humberside)

Alerts sent Thursday 02 July 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Trading Standards have seen an increase in doorstep crime. Consumers are encoura...
Sent by : Angela Money (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley, West Berkshire LPA)
Bedfordshire Police
We would like to encourage our residents to be vigilant against any unsolicited ...
Sent by : Leigh Smith (Police, Communications Admin, Communications)

Alerts sent Monday 29 June 2020

Alert title
South Yorkshire Police
HOLIDAY SCAMS - ACTION FRAUDConsumers are being urged to be on the lookout for h...
Sent by : DANE Plant (Police, PCSO, Rotherham South LPT)

Alerts sent Friday 26 June 2020

Alert title
Thames Valley Police
New warning about post-lockdown travel scamsJune 26th 2020Consumers are being ur...
Sent by : Helen Keen (Police, PCSO, West Oxfordshire LPA)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
In this edition of the Scamshare bulletin we will look at some of the most recen...
Sent by : Kirsten Halliday (NHWN, Administrator, Scotland)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
13:07 : Scams Update
Lottery Scam A local South Lanarkshire resident has reported receiving a ...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)

Alerts sent Thursday 25 June 2020

Alert title
Staffordshire Police
Residents in Winshill have again been targeted by scammers claiming to be from b...
Sent by : Ingrid Smith (Police,PCSO,Burton on Trent, Winshill< Stapenhill)

Alerts sent Sunday 21 June 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
21:59 : Amazon Scams
This message is from Val McPherson Vice Chair Princes Risborough & District ...
Sent by : Val McPherson BEM (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
Neighbourhood Watch
Message from Val McPherson covering Neighbourhood Watch in Aylesbury Vale Dea...
Sent by : Val McPherson BEM (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
Neighbourhood Watch
As so many more people are now into cycling, it is important that all owners of ...
Sent by : Angela Money (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley, West Berkshire LPA)

Alerts sent Saturday 20 June 2020

Alert title
Leicestershire Police
Good afternoonSadly, 2,378 victims have lost a combined total of over £7m to cor...
Sent by : Michelle Skingsley (Police, PC, Harborough and Wigston NPA)

Alerts sent Friday 19 June 2020

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Leicestershire Police
Don't be caught out by social media like farming scams!Why are they potentially ...
Sent by : Jake Spruce (Police, PCSO, Melton and Rutland NPA)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
In this week's #ScamShare bulletin #ShutOutScammers More #TestAndProte...
Sent by : Kirsten Halliday (NHWN, Administrator, Scotland)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
12:13 : Scams Update
Scam Ad Alert System The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has launch...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Shut Out Scammers    This week has seen the launch of the nationwide...
Sent by : Keri Jones (Police, Constable, Highlands and Island)

Alerts sent Thursday 18 June 2020

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West Mids Police
Good Afternoon, We would like to make you aware of, Friends Against Scams, an...
Sent by : Andrew Ryan (Police, Engagement & Consultation Officer, Walsall NPU)

Alerts sent Wednesday 17 June 2020

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Scottish Borders Council
Following on from the SB Alert issued by Action Fraud titled 'Coronavirus-Re...
Sent by : Emma Spence (SBC, Communications and Multimedia Officer, Scottish Borders)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
15:19 : Scams
HelloPolice are getting more reports of various phone scams. The most recent one...
Sent by : Andrew Biddell (Police, PCSO, Cotswolds)
Cheshire Constabulary
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)
Leicestershire Police
Sadly, 2,378 victims have lost a combined total of over £7m to coronavirus...
Sent by : Sam Hancock (Police, Cyber Protect Officer, Leicestershire)

Alerts sent Tuesday 16 June 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Hot on the heels of National Neighbourhood Week, yesterday (Monday 15 June) mar...
Sent by : John Farnaby (NWN, MSA, Surrey, Tandridge)
Action Fraud (NFIB)
Dear subscriber, Criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to try an...
Sent by : Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
16:30 : Phone scams
Police are getting more reports of various phone scams. The most recent ones ar...
Sent by : Nicholas Westmacott (Police, PC, Cirencester)
Neighbourhood Watch
From 15-28 June it is the annual Scams Awareness campaign. Oxfordshire Trading S...
Sent by : Maggie Lewis (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley, Oxford LPA)

Alerts sent Monday 15 June 2020

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West Yorkshire Police
Dear Sir or madam Please find attached a copy of the Trading Standards newslette...
Sent by : Rehana Begum (Police,Neighbourhood Support Officer,West Yorkshire Police, Bradford East)

Alerts sent Saturday 13 June 2020

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Surrey Police
Dear Surrey Heath members. A timely reminder from the National Crime Agency t...
Sent by : Rob Freeman (Surrey Police, Volunteer, Surrey Heath)
Neighbourhood Watch
LITTLE BOOK OF BIG SCAMS - 5TH EDITION  The popular publication The Little...
Sent by : Maggie Lewis (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley, Oxford LPA)
Bedfordshire Police
We are urging members of the public to be vigilant following reports of fraudste...
Sent by : Julie Allen (Police, Communications Officer, B)

Alerts sent Friday 12 June 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Scam Share – Weekly Update – 12.06.20 This week’s SCAM Shar...
Sent by : Willie Clark (NHWN, National Co - ordinator, NW Scotland)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
12:46 : Scams Update
Contact Tracing Scam  We’ve heard about a scam phone call pu...
Sent by : Leisa Hughes (NHWN, Administrator, South Lanarkshire)
Staffordshire Police
The TV Licensing fee changes for the over 75s could mean that you, or someone yo...
Sent by : Emma Ray (Staffordshire Police, Community Engagement Assistant, Staffordshire)
Sussex Police
Friday, 12th June 2020 News and Alerts Stolen quad bikes recovered Hastin...
Sent by : Lillian Knight (Police, Prevention Support & Engagement Officer, Sussex)

Alerts sent Thursday 11 June 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Dear Coordinators It is reported that 2,204 victims of coronavirus-related sc...
Sent by : David Alder (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley)
Northamptonshire Police
Message sent on behalf of Northamptonshire Trading Standards The 2020 Scams A...
Sent by : Susan Fletcher (Police, Crime Prevention Officer, Northamptonshire)
Staffordshire Police
Considering buying a pet online during lockdown?   Criminals are using th...
Sent by : Emma Ray (Staffordshire Police, Community Engagement Assistant, Staffordshire)
Neighbourhood Watch
Good morning We are now half way through National Neighbourhood Watch week.&n...
Sent by : John Farnaby (NWN, MSA, Surrey, Tandridge)

Alerts sent Wednesday 10 June 2020

Alert title
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Bogus tax refund emails sent to students tell them to watch out for scams  ...
Sent by : Amanda Large (Police, Crime Prevention Officer, Peterborough)
Cheshire Constabulary
08:00 : Information
Hello resident,           &nb...
Sent by : Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)

Alerts sent Tuesday 09 June 2020

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Dear Woking resident Please be aware that there are a number of scam emails doi...
Sent by : Steve Dew (NWN, MSA, Surrey, Woking)
Neighbourhood Watch
12:32 : SCAMS
A person called Tom or another name are phoning locally again wishing to check y...
Sent by : Angela Money (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley, West Berkshire LPA)

Alerts sent Monday 08 June 2020

Alert title
West Mids Police
A very Good Afternoon to you all from the Fallings Park, Bushbury, Low Hill &...
Sent by : Shaun Evans (Police, PCSO, St Peter's,Park and Graiseley)
Staffordshire Police
Fraudsters exploiting the Covid lockdown have targeted over 1,000 people in Staf...
Sent by : Lydia Hooley (Police, Officer, Staffordshire)

Alerts sent Sunday 07 June 2020

Alert title
Humberside Police
Coronavirus Track & Trace Scams Advice People to remain alert for scams dur...
Sent by : Samantha chandler (Police , PCSO, Snaith Airmyn Marahlands Goole)
Neighbourhood Watch
Track and Trace scams  There has been an alarming amount of Covid-relate...
Sent by : Maggie Lewis (NWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Thames Valley, Oxford LPA)