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Crime Reduction Websites

Dear Home Watch Coordinator Below are some crime reduction web sites which you may find useful. Trading Standards have recently launched a new information web site, Friends Against Scams, the address is: www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk The police national fraud reporting web site is: www.actionfraud.police.uk You can access expert advice to avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime by […]

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Counterfeit Cheques

Businesses are being contacted for the sale of goods or services by fraudsters, who request to pay by cheque. The fraudster sends a cheque with a higher value than the amount expected, and then sends the business a request for the difference with instructions on how it should be paid back. This is usually by […]

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