SCAM WARNING

SCAM WARNING Please be aware of a current doorstep scam working the area. These are calling themselves ‘Keep Britain Working’ or ‘Nottingham Knocker’s’ which are a very similar outfit (if not the same). They are doorstep callers who target areas offering small household products for sale. These callers may claim to be ex-convicts attempting to mend their ways or ex-servicemen. […]

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Action Fraud Reports

Action Fraud has received 63 reports about a scam in which fraudsters target people with offers of “low cost” loans or “free” government grants. What the victims aren’t told is that the money they’ll receive is actually an advance payment for Universal Credit. The criminals use the personal information they’ve obtain under false pretences to make an application in the […]

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Expanding The Watch

Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinators met on July 10th. Items from the discussions included: Establishing the Watch in new housing areas. Further progress has been made in this area with new Co-ordinators coming forward. An additional 2 Co-ordinators have come forward in The Grange. It is felt that there are now sufficient in that area. St Lytham’s Park has 1 additional Co-ordinator […]

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FRAUD ADVICE

  FRAUD ADVICE We have had a number of complaints in relation to bogus charity collectors cold calling at resident’s homes in The Vale of Glamorgan and Cardiff. In some cases, fraudsters have used the name, logo and charity registration number of a genuine charity to appeal for donations and keep the profits. If you are cold called by a […]

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