Category Archives: Crime Information

TV Providers Discount Fraud

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 (TV) provider offering a discount

Automated Action Fraud Tech Support – Scam Calls

Automated Action Fraud Tech Support – scam calls We are aware of fraudsters claiming to be from Action Fraud contacting victims using automated phone calls in order to gain remote access to their computers and drain bank accounts. Victims are

Rogue Traders

There continue to be reports of rogue trader incidents across North Lincolnshire – where persons posing as legitimate tradesmen (often wearing clothing with a company logo on and a liveried van) attend properties unannounced and uninvited and offer to carry

Action Counters Terrorism Campaign Launches

The national ‘Action Counters Terrorism’ awareness campaign launched this week. Humberside Police urges the public to help the police tackle terrorism and save lives by reporting suspicious behaviour and activity. Communities defeat terrorism. With the enduring terrorist threat, it is

Phantom Debt Fraud Alert – January 2018

Phantom Debt Fraud Action Fraud has recently experienced an increase in the number of calls to members of the public by fraudsters requesting payments for a “phantom” debt. The fraud involves being cold-called by someone purporting to be a debt collector,

Car Theft Footage

This video clip relates to vehicles with keyless entry/start systems . The advice is NOT to leave vehicle keys near doors / windows. Should you see anything suspicious please ring the police if in progress its 999 if less urgent

Council prosecutes cold-calling duo

Two brothers from Doncaster have been given a court bill of more than £3,000 for fraud and consumer offences after breaking doorstep trading rules. Micheal and Patrick Harty, 20 and 31, of Doncaster Road, Askern, pleaded guilty to a series

Be Extra Vigilant Now The Dark Nights Are Here

With the darker nights well and truly here can I remind you all to be extra vigilant and ensure properties remain secure . The use of lighting within the home is always a good deterrent to unwanted visitors with many

Charity Fraud Awareness Week

A week encouraging those who work within or support the charity and voluntary sectors to become fraud aware and resilient. Please find information on the link below Charity Fraud Awareness Week

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