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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 […]

Warning for LLoyds bank customers

Lloyds customers should be on the lookout for a new sophisticated fraud that involves fraudsters sending fake bank letters.

The convincing letters being sent are a replica template from Lloyds and include their logo, address and signature from a customer service representative. The letter tells recipients that there have been some “unusual transactions” on […]

Cyber crime survey

How safe do you feel online?

Warwickshire County Council and key strategic partners have launched their second cyber crime survey to find out how safe people feel online and assess the impact that online crime is having around the county.

The cyber crime survey – which can be found here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/RegionalCyber16 – is being run […]