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How to Avoid The Top 10 Scams

There are hundreds of ways villains can find to part the unsuspecting from their hard-earned cash, but these are some of their favourite and most lucrative scams that you need to be aware of:

A letter or email from a foreign bank or legal company saying that someone with the same surname as you, […]

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

 

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 […]

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 […]

Trading Standards Alerts

The latest list of Trading Standards & Scam alerts, from Warwickshire Police, is available here ==> Trading Standards Alerts, February 2013 (PDF document)

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