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Useful information on phone scams

Click on the links below to see some useful leaflets to help protect yourselves against phone scams:

https://www.financialfraudaction.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/3874-Phone-Fraud-leaflet-DL-FINAL.pdf

https://www.which.co.uk/consumer-rights/advice/phone-scams

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Don’t be a victim of social engineering

Courier Fraud, Bogus Police and Bank Officials Alert – What you need to know

Individuals have been receiving phone calls from people claiming to be a police officer or banking officialThe suspect will say either:

There has been fraudulent activity at the victims’ bank and the staff at the bank are involved, the victim is then asked to withdraw money to either keep it safe or assist the […]

June Cyber Scam Update

In this month’s edition, we’re raising the awareness of a sextortion scam where fraudsters are continuing to send victims their own password in an attempt to trick them into believing they have been filmed on their computer. A fake talk talk email regarding refunds making the rounds, alongside Action Fraud revealing reports that show […]

April Cyber Scam update

In this month’s edition, read about a bogus Virgin Media phishing email scam, a Civilian Aviation Authority warning over fake Makkah deals. There is also information about the ABTA Cyber Attack in which saw 1,000 files accessed, potentially including personal information of individuals who made a complaint about an ABTA-registered travel agent and an ongoing […]

Sign up for the latest Action Fraud Alerts

Action Fraud Alert is provided by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau which is run by the City of London Police as a national service. Register to receive direct, verified, accurate information about scams and fraud in your area.

The system uses the Neighbourhood Alert Platform which is a secure, national community messaging facility used by […]

Doorstep crime

There have been a couple of incidents of doorstep crime in the area. See the below for more information:

Police warning over door-to-door visits

Rogue trader charged elderly person £1,000 to resurface driveway

Courier Fraud

Be aware! Incidents of Courier Fraud which is were someone phones up and says that a card has been fraudulently used and to assist in an investigation a courier (Police/Bank/Mail) person will come and collect the card as evidence have been happening in Stratford District. Read more about it at https://www.warwickshire.police.uk/article/16140/Phone-scams

 

Local Cybersafe Warwickshire Presentations in March

Criminals are finding more sophisticated methods to steal from us, and it is a full- time job keeping abreast of it all. That’s why we have asked the Cyber Crime Team from Cybersafe Warwickshire, promoted by the Office of the Police Crime and Commissioner, to come and share their knowledge with us. They gave a […]

January Cyber Scam Update

Click on the link below to access the update

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