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New home schooling resource – Police notice

Launch of New Home Schooling Resource To Prevent Child Grooming During Covid-19 New home schooling resource to protect young people from grooming on-line Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Humberside, Keith Hunter, has today launched a new home schooling resource to support parents and guardians in protecting their children from grooming. Please click HERE for […]

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Any self employed people reading the blogs?

Good morning, if you are reading this as a self employed person, then you may wish to know if you are eligible for government grant income support. This is not an expertise mail, merely to pass on a personal experience from my own company letter received yesterday, and actioned this morning. There are many very […]

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Apologies – been offline this week.

A couple of personal problems have stopped me putting anything out this week, but hopefully sorted enough to come back on line now. Scams involving types of Covid 19 related testing kits and tax returns from not working have again emerged this week, so please be very wary of any unknown number phone calls or […]

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Today’s latest published information

After today’s virtual Fraud Forum meeting, there is another bunch of advice notes ready to be published see below. Please take note – be aware of a scam currently working its’ way over from North Lincs. – a white van man who promises to sanitise and disinfect your driveway and buildings with a Covid 19 […]

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Crime Commissioner blog – update from Keith Hunter

I have been asked to share the following, please would you share with your network: The Police and Crime Commissioner is writing a regular BLOG to update our communities and partners about what the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Commissioner himself are doing during this lockdown period to ensure vital services […]

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Advice for any business owners who are readers of this blog

I have been asked to forward this advice on to anyone who is a business owner. This is not government advice, but goes out to retail outlets from their national group. It explains a few things in a more simple format than many of the “official” sources that use jargon and acronyms, which can often […]

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FRAUD FORUM – VIRTUAL MEETING ON THURSDAY

The members of the N.E. Lincs Fraud Forum will be holding a virtual meeting on Thursday afternoon. As a member, I can ask questions under any other business if anyone has any burning issues from themselves, relatives, or friends, in regards to local scams etc. If you have a question for me to put before […]

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ARE YOU HELPING THE SCAMMERS WITHOUT KNOWING IT ?

SOCIAL MEDIA – FREELY GIVEN INFORMATION. We’re in lockdown, I’m bored, let’s fill in one of these fun surveys, so how many brothers and sisters have you got, where were you born, what was your first house number and street, tell me lots of little details about yourself ? You have now given anyone who […]

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COVID 19 – ROGUE HOME TESTING KITS !!

The National Fraud Squad are re-issuing warnings to all those who may believe that there is a home Covid – 19 testing kit available and for sale to the general public. This is the worst current scam and is totally wrong. No such kit for home use exists, and many, many people have sent money […]

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MORE UPDATE ADVICE – CLEVERER SCAM TYPES, AND HOW THEY ARE EVOLVING !

SCAMMERS ARE GETTING MORE PROFESSIONAL IN THEIR APPROACH – SEE THE ATTACHED ADVICE AND WARNINGS, SO AS NOT TO BE CAUGHT OUT ! THESE ROBBERS HAVE NO CONSCIENCE – DO NOT FALL FOUL OF THEIR TACTICS !

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UPDATES TO SERVICES ADVICE INFORMATION.

  Please find the latest information presented by national groups to present to neighbourhood watch groups in our area. (THE DOWNLOAD IS SHOWN BELOW.)  

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CHANGING TIMES AHEAD !

MORE LOCAL VIGILANCE STILL REQUIRED ! As we move forward into yet another trying week of self isolations and enforced stays at home for many families, I believe that we need to uphold our vigilance in looking after local vulnerable people, and also those who do not consider home security important. With many shops closing […]

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Fly tipping on the increase.

Just a quick update! Immingham recycling centre is currently closed due to manning problems, and the Grimsby recycling centre is only accepting food wastes. This will inevitably result in people who have no scruples deciding to fly tip wherever they can. Please look out for, and report, any areas where this is taking place, hopefully […]

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STAYING AT HOME – POLICE REQUESTS BEING IGNORED

News is coming in that police forces could well be challenging people, hopefully in a standard manner countrywide, to prove why they are away from home, and new legislation states that fines can be made to those who go out and about with no good reason. If approached in the street by persons other than […]

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YET MORE SCAMS !

PLEASE DO NOT FALL FOR ANY MAILS, TEXTS OR PHONE CALLS FROM PEOPLE PRETENDING TO BE FROM HMRC PROVIDING A TAX REFUND DUE TO CORONA VIRUS OVERPAYMENTS – IT’S NOT REAL !!