Courier Fraud – Action Fraud Alert

16/06/2018 0

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has identified an increasing number of reports submitted to Action Fraud from the public concerning courier fraud.  Fraudsters are contacting victims by telephone and purporting to be a police officer […]

National Rural Crime Survey

07/06/2018 0

In 2015, the National Rural Crime Network undertook what is thought to be the largest rural policing survey ever undertaken. Over 13,000 people from rural areas, as defined by the Office of National Statistics, took […]

Action Fraud – Mobile Phone Scam

23/05/2018 1

Missed call/ text from unknown number scam: Fraudster sends a text message or leaves a voicemail/missed call on the victim’s phone. The victim then calls/texts back and is unwittingly connected to a premium rate service […]

Action Fraud Alert – Discount TV Service Scam

01/05/2018 0

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) have noticed an increase in Action Fraud reports where fraudsters are offering a discount on Television service provider subscriptions. Fraudsters are cold-calling victims, purporting to be from a Television […]

Fraud Alert – Magazine Advertise Debt Alert

05/04/2018 0

Victims receive a telephone call from someone purporting to be a bailiff enforcing a court judgement, attempting to recover funds for a non-existent debt. The fraudsters state the debt originates from the victim not paying […]

Police Alert – Hotels and Accommodations

28/03/2018 0

Police are currently looking for a 21-year-old man described as a white, approximately 5ft 7ins tall, medium build and short, brown curly hair. He is believed to be with a 24-year-old woman who is described […]

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