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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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Warwickshire Trading Standards Scam and Rogue Trader Alerts

Door to Door Mattress Sellers: Warwickshire residents are again being targeted by door to door mattress sellers. The sellers often employ high pressure sales techniques to encourage a sale and Trading Standards are also concerned that the mattresses may not meet UK fire safety regulations. Don’t buy at the door. If in doubt, keep your […]

Extortion Scam Alert

Extortion Scam Alert

Better internet security in two minutes

A message from Action Fraud

Domain Name Systems (DNS) are like public phone books for the web. They are the reason you only need to remember a website’’s name and not its IP address (think of these as phone numbers for computers). When you type “www.youtube.com” into a browser, a DNS service translates that into […]

Never to trust texts or calls from banks asking you call them on a specific number about a problem

I know we are all very savvy but there was a worrying story in the Guardian newspaper recently warning never to trust texts or calls from banks (however trustworthy they appear) that urge us to use a specific telephone number to dial about a problem.

The scammers may say or text there has been what […]