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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SCAM WARNINGS

  SCAM WARNINGS Watch out for these fake TV Licensing emails We’ve seen a sharp increase in reports about fake TV Licensing emails claiming to offer refunds. The emails state that the refund cannot be processed due to “invalid account details”. The links provided in the emails lead to phishing websites designed to steal personal and financial details. Always question […]

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AGM Report

The Neighbourhood Watch AGM was held on 21 February with 18 members present and items from the discussion included: There was a review of the Open Evening held in October 2017 for new Residents to the village and hosted by the Watch and the Community Council. It was felt that the evening had been successful and residents had been recruited […]

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