Scam Watch!

HM Revenue & Customs Email “Your Tax Return Refund Overdue We noticed that your tax refund remains unpaid, if you are the rightful holder of the account and you must update your account! We also require you to create a Six Digit Phone Identification Code this will...

BRITISH GAS SCAM

British Gas customers warned to beware of phishing email asking for personal details to ‘unlock’ online account. It’s the latest in online scams trying to take advantage of people. The email asks the recipient to follow the links to update their data, warning...

Seven ways to spot an online shopping scam

From the photo to the seller – clues that show you’re being targeted by online shopping scammers. A million people in the UK fell victim to online shopping scams last year, some of them several times, and this kind of crime is showing no signs of slowing....

Common scams

Scams are schemes to con you out of your money. They can arrive by post, text message or email, or from someone coming to your home. Car matching and electricity meter scams and fake lotteries are just some of the tricks that scammers try. Reporting a scam...

Tips to staying safe when purchasing pets:

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have recently noticed a rise in the reporting of pets, and in particular puppies and kittens, being advertised for sale via popular online auction websites. The fraudsters will place an advert of the pet...

Nottingham Knockers – Trading Standards Alert

Who are Nottingham Knockers? Please warn your neighbours, particularly elderly or vulnerable neighbours, not to open the door to strangers or buy or sell on the doorstep. Some doorstep callers may offer poor quality goods at inflated prices and if a caller is not...