Premium rate ‘Insolvency Service’ phone scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a telephony scam which asks you to make premium-rate calls to the Insolvency Service.  The Insolvency Service is a Government agency that supports people in financial distress, tackling financial wrongdoing and...

Magazine Advertisement Debt Alert

Victims receive a telephone call from someone purporting to be a bailiff enforcing a court judgement, attempting to recover funds for a non-existent debt. The fraudsters state the debt originates from the victim not paying a magazine advertisement subscription.  A...

How to spot a fake Apple charger

Buying chargers – Counterfeit phone chargers can be deadly. We tested a range of fake chargers and found that 98% of them had the potential to cause a lethal electric shock or start a fire. With that in mind, it’s important to be aware of the risks when...

False Telephone Preference Service Calls

Fraudsters are cold-calling victims, falsely stating that they are calling from one of the well-known UK telecommunication service providers. They call victims claiming to provide a ‘Telephone Preference Service’ – an enhanced call-barring service, which includes...

Friends Against Scams

What do you do when that piece of junk mail drops onto the mat from someone promising you free gifts or cut price goods? What if someone comes to your door offering to sell something or do work on your home? Perhaps the first thought is that you’d chuck it in the bin...

Chiltern Virtual Community Forum

Please see attached details of the next Chiltern Virtual Community Forum to be held on Thursday 29th March 2018. Chiltern Communtiy Forum 29 March.pdf Message Sent By Maggie Carpenter (Police, Neighbourhood Policing Administrator, Chiltern & South Bucks LPA)  ...