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Containing the tag : "scam" (100 results)

Alerts sent Wednesday 20 February 2019

Alert title
Hampshire Constabulary
We are issuing a scam warning after a couple in Andover attempted to withdraw mo...
Sent by : Christopher Gregory (Police, Corporate Communications Officer, Hampshire)
Humberside Police
13:30 : Scam letter
Please be aware a bogus letter has been posted through letter boxes in the area ...
Sent by : Shaun Casson (Humberside Police ,PCSO 7719,East)

Alerts sent Tuesday 19 February 2019

Alert title
Bedfordshire Police
16:38 : Banking Scam
Dear Residents I want to make you aware of a scam I have just been told about...
Sent by : Gillian Richardson (Police, PCS, North)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Please be aware that we are receiving messages from residents of the North Cotsw...
Sent by : Cassie Wilford (Police, PSCO, Stow-on-the-Wold)

Alerts sent Monday 18 February 2019

Alert title
Sussex Police
18/2/2019 Police have issued a warning to social media users after a teenage...
Sent by : Lee Melbourne (Police, Prevention Support & Engagement Officer, Sussex)
Surrey Police
09:53 : Scam alert
We’ve had a report of an elderly Surrey resident being telephoned by a fra...
Sent by : Carolyn Anstey (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Runnymede)
Thames Valley Police
HelloThames Valley Police, Chiltern and South Bucks District Councils’ Community...
Sent by : Ian Stacey (Police, Neighbourhood Policing Administrator, Chiltern & South Bucks)

Alerts sent Saturday 16 February 2019

Alert title
Gloucestershire Constabulary
We have received a message from one of our community alert users:Please note I h...
Sent by : Nicholas Westmacott (Police, PC, Cire)

Alerts sent Friday 15 February 2019

Alert title
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Gloucestershire Police have been made aware of a new phone scam in the Newent ar...
Sent by : Peter Timmins (Police, PCSO, f)

Alerts sent Thursday 14 February 2019

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Hello I attach details of a Scams Awareness and Prevention public meeting on ...
Sent by : David Alder (NHWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Chilterns LPA)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
If you receive a telephone call and you are concerned that it may be a Scam call...
Sent by : John Allen (Police, PCSO, Cirencester)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
We are aware of incidents happening in your area. While we work to deal with t...
Sent by : Nick Rogers (Police, Sergeant, Forest)

Alerts sent Wednesday 13 February 2019

Alert title
Hampshire Constabulary
Good Afternoon, I am emailing to make you aware of a incidents which have occ...
Sent by : Rachel Barry (Police, PCSO, Eastleigh District)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
We have been made aware that someone has been contacted by telephone by an ind...
Sent by : John Allen (Police, PCSO, Cirencester)
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Roses are red, violets are blue, time to make sure no one scams you: Victims of ...
Sent by : Amanda Large (Police, Crime Prevention Officer, Peterborough)
West Mids Police
Hello Everyone. Hope you are all ok. What to do if you get scammed. If you think...
Sent by : Linda Bagnall (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)

Alerts sent Tuesday 12 February 2019

Alert title
West Mids Police
Sir or madam Please be mindful of the latest TV Licencing Scam that is circulati...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)
West Mids Police
Sir or madam Please be mindful of the latest TV Licencing Scam that is circulati...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)
West Mids Police
Sir or madam Please be mindful of the latest TV Licencing Scam that is circulati...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)
West Mids Police
Sir or madam Please be mindful of the latest TV Licencing Scam that is circulati...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)

Alerts sent Monday 11 February 2019

Alert title
Leicestershire Police
Dear MembersScammers use clever techniques to part people from their money and g...
Sent by : Ali Haq (Leicestershire Police,PCSO,South Leicester)
Police Scotland
Police in Perth are advising businesses to be alert to fraud scams f...
Sent by : Shirley Duff (Police Scotland, Public Enquiry & Support Assistant, Highland Perthshire)
Devon and Cornwall Police
14:20 : Scam alert
We have received a report of an elderly resident in South Devon being contacted ...
Sent by : Linzi Berryman (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)

Alerts sent Saturday 09 February 2019

Alert title
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Good Morning, We have received information that a resident in Churchdown rece...
Sent by : Sally Allanson (Police, PC, Tewkesbury)

Alerts sent Thursday 07 February 2019

Alert title
Notts Police
21:48 : Scam Alert
We have received reports of door to door sales people in the Sherwood and Carrin...
Sent by : Laura Cooper (Police, PCSO 4910, Radford Road)
Notts Police
21:47 : Scam Alert
We have received reports of door to door sales people in the Sherwood and Carrin...
Sent by : Laura Cooper (Police, PCSO 4910, Radford Road)
Notts Police
21:46 : Scam Alert
We have received reports of door to door sales people in the Sherwood and Carrin...
Sent by : Laura Cooper (Police, PCSO 4910, Radford Road)
Neighbourhood Watch Scotland
Recent Scams - Advice Following recent reported incidents of Scams relative t...
Sent by : Willie Clark (NHWN, Community Engagement Officer, NW Scotland)

Alerts sent Monday 04 February 2019

Alert title
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Don't lose your heart - or your money - to the romance scammers this Valenti...
Sent by : Amanda Large (Police, Crime Prevention Officer, Peterborough)
Derbyshire Constabulary
We have had report of a telephone scam. The call will usually be from a number t...
Sent by : Joanne Elliott-Pressland (Police,PCSO,Chesterfield South)
Hampshire Constabulary
Good Morning residents,   Please be aware of a recent incident in the ar...
Sent by : Kathryn Morning (Police, PCSO, East Hampshire District)

Alerts sent Saturday 02 February 2019

Alert title
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Hello, We have received a report of a telephone scam from people pretending t...
Sent by : Sally Allanson (Police, PC, Tewkesbury)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Hello, We have received a report of a telephone scam from people pretending t...
Sent by : Sally Allanson (Police, PC, Tewkesbury)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Hello, We have received a report of a telephone scam from people pretending t...
Sent by : Sally Allanson (Police, PC, Tewkesbury)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Hello, We have received a report of a telephone scam from people pretending t...
Sent by : Sally Allanson (Police, PC, Tewkesbury)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Hello, We have received a report of a telephone scam from people pretending t...
Sent by : Sally Allanson (Police, PC, Tewkesbury)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Hello, We have received a report of a telephone scam from people pretending t...
Sent by : Sally Allanson (Police, PC, Tewkesbury)
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Hello, We have received a report of a telephone scam from people pretending t...
Sent by : Sally Allanson (Police, PC, Tewkesbury)

Alerts sent Friday 01 February 2019

Alert title
South Yorkshire Police
17:09 : Phone scam
For information we have had a report of a phone scam in the local area whereby s...
Sent by : Amy Whaley (Police,Pcso ,Rotherham south )
South Yorkshire Police
16:30 : Phone scam
For information we have had a report of a phone scam in the local area whereby s...
Sent by : Amy Whaley (Police,Pcso ,Rotherham south )
South Yorkshire Police
13:59 : Scam
Please be aware of a potential scam involving a female going door to door on the...
Sent by : Jonathon Reid (POLICE,PCSO,Sheffield South NHP, Manor)

Alerts sent Thursday 31 January 2019

Alert title
Thames Valley Police
We are still receiving a high number of reports where the elderly community are ...
Sent by : Wesley Smith (Police, PCSO, Chipping Norton)
Neighbourhood Watch
Dear NW Colleague, I’m sure you are aware of the increasing number of sca...
Sent by : Simon Arnett (NHWN, Communications Administrator, Basingstoke & Deane, Hampshire)
Humberside Police
.Bogus phone calls have been reported in IMMINGHAM allegedly from HMRC.Please be...
Sent by : Joanna Clark (Police, Sgt, Grimsby West)

Alerts sent Wednesday 30 January 2019

Alert title
Cumbria Police
DOORSTEP CRIME!!!! YOUR DOORSTEP – YOUR DECISION!!!     Ma...
Sent by : Mark Robson (Police, PCSO, Eden)
Surrey Police
Following a number of telephone frauds in the area, the local Neighbourhood Poli...
Sent by : Moira Cocks (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Tandridge)
West Mids Police
Sir or madam Yesterday I gave you some tips regarding doorstep scams. Today's ti...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)
West Mids Police
Sir or madam Yesterday I gave you some tips regarding doorstep scams. Today's ti...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)
West Mids Police
Sir or madam Yesterday I gave you some tips regarding doorstep scams. Today's t...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)

Alerts sent Tuesday 29 January 2019

Alert title
Dorset Alert
Dorset Police has received reports of social media posts which promise quick cas...
Sent by : Mark Jones (Dorset Police, PCSO 6269, Sherborne Rural)
West Mids Police
Sir or madam Scams and cybercrime are being reported more and more so over the c...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)
West Mids Police
Sir or madam Scams and cybercrime are being reported more and more so over the c...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)
West Mids Police
Sir or madam Scams and cybercrime are being reported more and more so over the c...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)
West Mids Police
Sir or madam Scams and cybercrime are being reported more and more so over the c...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)
Dorset Alert
Good Morning, We have become aware of residents in the Ferndown Areas being v...
Sent by : James Marsh (Dorset Police, PCSO 5528, West Moors, St Leonards & Three Legged Cross)

Alerts sent Monday 28 January 2019

Alert title
Surrey Police
15:02 : Fraud scam
FRAUD - We have recently had several attempted frauds reported to us. ...
Sent by : Carolyn Anstey (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Runnymede)
Leicestershire Police
Dear MembersI sent a message previously about a scam email being sent relating t...
Sent by : Ali Haq (Leicestershire Police,PCSO,South Leicester)
Surrey Police
There have been a series of Courier scams targeting our elderly community in...
Sent by : Emma Mahoney (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Spelthorne)

Alerts sent Friday 25 January 2019

Alert title
West Mids Police
  News and Scam Alerts from Coventry Trading Standards - 25 January...
Sent by : Peter Sturgeon (Police, Engagement Officer, Coventry)
Surrey Police
There are hyperlinks with each item if you require further information.   ...
Sent by : Andy Reid (Surrey Police, InTheKnow.Community Administrator, Mole Valley)

Alerts sent Thursday 24 January 2019

Alert title
Leicestershire Police
Door Step Pedlars - Potential Scam They are doorstep callers who target areas o...
Sent by : Will Ryan (Police, Enquiry Officer, Rutland)
Northamptonshire Police
PCSO Barrie Dodd and Kettering Neighbourhood Watch Co-Ordinator Jane Calcott&nbs...
Sent by : Baz Dodd (Police, Community Support Officer, Corby & Kettering)
Derbyshire Police & Crime Commissioner
Scam Marshal Scheme Are you, or someone you know, inundated with scam mail? ...
Sent by : Tim Parkin (Office of the PCC, Digital Engagement Officer, Derbyshire)
Devon and Cornwall Police
In the past week there have been several  scams via telephone in Truro wher...
Sent by : Shirley Craft (Police, Community Messaging Officer, Devon & Cornwall)

Alerts sent Wednesday 23 January 2019

Alert title
Gloucestershire Constabulary
Police have received a number of reports of persons trying to obtain money from ...
Sent by : Nicholas Westmacott (Police, PC, Cire)
Thames Valley Police
14:49 : Phone Scam
Some elderly and vulnerable residents in the West Oxfordshire area have been tar...
Sent by : Hilary Rabson (Police, PCSO, Witney (bb) )
Bedfordshire Police
Dear Residents We have been advised of a letter doing the rounds in Northants...
Sent by : Lesley Johnson (Bedfordshire Police, Crime Reduction Officer, Community Safety Dept)

Alerts sent Tuesday 22 January 2019

Alert title
Humberside Police
We have had recent reports of telephone scams, whereby a male, describ...
Sent by : Barbara Danby (Police,PCSO,HUMBERSIDE)

Alerts sent Sunday 20 January 2019

Alert title
Cheshire Constabulary
Most people who call at your home will be genuine but sometimes people turn up u...
Sent by : Steven Hill (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes)

Alerts sent Saturday 19 January 2019

Alert title
West Mids Police
Sir or madam It is likely that there is an email in circulation from the TV Lice...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)
West Mids Police
Sir or madam It is likely that there is an email in circulation from the TV Lice...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)
West Mids Police
Sir or madam It is likely that there is an email in circulation from the TV Lice...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)
West Mids Police
Sir or madamIt is likely that there is an email in circulation from the TV Licen...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)

Alerts sent Friday 18 January 2019

Alert title
Devon and Cornwall Police
Police were called by staff at LLOYDS TSB CROSS STREET BARNSTAPLE reporting th...
Sent by : Kim Foster (Police, Crime Prevention Officer, Barnstaple)

Alerts sent Thursday 17 January 2019

Alert title
Northamptonshire Police
10:44 : Phone Scams
Good Morning We would like to raise with you the increase in phone scams. If ...
Sent by : Ali Wallace (Police, Community Support Officer, East Northants)

Alerts sent Wednesday 16 January 2019

Alert title
Dorset Alert
Fraud over the phone – or Vishing – is when a fraudster calls claimi...
Sent by : Mark Jones (Dorset Police, PCSO 6269, Sherborne Rural)

Alerts sent Tuesday 15 January 2019

Alert title
Humberside Police
Natwest Community Banker Amanda and Hornsea Neighbourhood Policing Team are hold...
Sent by : Siobhan Dearing (Police,PCSO,North Holderness)
Surrey Police
We will be attending Brook Hall, Ottershaw on Thursday 31st January between 11am...
Sent by : Carolyn Anstey (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Runnymede)
Local Authority
Are you, or someone you know, inundated with scam mail? Are you tempted to respo...
Sent by : Rhodri Williams (Nottinghamshire County Council, Trading Standards Officer, Notts)
Surrey Police
Please be aware - we have had a number of recent reports from residents who have...
Sent by : Carolyn Anstey (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Runnymede)

Alerts sent Monday 14 January 2019

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Good Evening Recent activity in our area by 'Nottingham Knockers' has...
Sent by : David Alder (NHWN, Multi Scheme Administrator, Chilterns LPA)
Surrey Police
Numerous reports have been received this week in the Tandridge area in relation ...
Sent by : Moira Cocks (Surrey Police, Office Manager, Tandridge)
West Mids Police
Sir or madam We have been informed of the following possible scam; please be min...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)
West Mids Police
Sir or madam We have been informed of the following possible scam; please be min...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)
West Mids Police
Sir or madam We have been informed of the following possible scam; please be min...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)
West Mids Police
Sir or madam We have been informed of the following possible scam; please be min...
Sent by : Lesley Pardoe (Police, PCSO, Smethwick)

Alerts sent Sunday 13 January 2019

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Dear All County Durham & Darlington NHW Force Association have entered into...
Sent by : Jim Allen (NHWN, Regional Communications Administrator, North East)

Alerts sent Saturday 12 January 2019

Alert title
Notts Police
17:20 : Scam Alert
Action Fraud have received more than 5000 reports about fake emails and texts pu...
Sent by : Laura Cooper (Police, PCSO 4910, Radford Road)
Notts Police
17:17 : Scam Alert
Action Fraud have received more than 5000 reports about fake emails and texts pu...
Sent by : Laura Cooper (Police, PCSO 4910, Radford Road)
Notts Police
17:16 : Scam Alert
Action Fraud have received more than 5000 reports about fake emails and texts pu...
Sent by : Laura Cooper (Police, PCSO 4910, Radford Road)
Notts Police
00:19 : Scam Alert
Action Fraud have received more than 5000 reports about fake emails and texts pu...
Sent by : Laura Cooper (Police, PCSO 4910, Radford Road)
Notts Police
00:18 : Scam Alert
Action Fraud have received more than 5000 reports about fake emails and texts pu...
Sent by : Laura Cooper (Police, PCSO 4910, Radford Road)
Notts Police
00:17 : Scam Alert
Action Fraud have received more than 5000 reports about fake emails and texts pu...
Sent by : Laura Cooper (Police, PCSO 4910, Radford Road)
Notts Police
00:16 : Scam Alert
Action Fraud have received more than 5000 reports about fake emails and texts pu...
Sent by : Laura Cooper (Police, PCSO 4910, Radford Road)

Alerts sent Friday 11 January 2019

Alert title
Neighbourhood Watch
Dear All County Durham & Darlington NHW Force Association have entered into...
Sent by : Jim Allen (NHWN, Regional Communications Administrator, North East)

Alerts sent Thursday 10 January 2019

Alert title
Derbyshire Constabulary
Officers are warning the public of an ongoing tax scam targeting Derbyshire resi...
Sent by : Carole Woodall (Police, Communications Administrator, Derbyshire)
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
10:03 : Scam alert
Message for NHW coordinators, A resident in Murrow has been contacted by tele...
Sent by : Jules Hanrahan (Police, Crime Prevention Officer, Fenland)

Alerts sent Wednesday 09 January 2019

Alert title
Dorset Alert
Dorset Police has recently received a number of reports from members of the publ...
Sent by : Communications Team (Dorset Police, CED, Dorset)
Neighbourhood Watch
Dear All County Durham & Darlington NHW Force Association have entered into...
Sent by : Jim Allen (NHWN, Regional Communications Administrator, North East)
Bedfordshire Police
Dear Members, You may have seen articles in the press in December and re...
Sent by : Lesley Johnson (Bedfordshire Police, Crime Reduction Officer, Community Safety Dept)