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Scams

Self-help tools to protect yourself against scams

A quick link to a webpage with a range of self-help tools that allow you to protect yourself against scams and fraud.

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Policing Scams

Second regional Fraudwatch conference takes place to strengthen fight against scams and fraud across the Humber

Find out about the recent Humberside FraudWatch conference and read information following the event

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Fraud Policing Scams

Happy Advent. Twelve days of Christmas Fraud warnings ahead!

We’ll be sharing the Humberside Police “Twelve Festive Frauds” campaign over the advent season. Please share with others and lets all stay safe from scams over the season.

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Fraud Scams

It’s the time of year for Scams. How to keep up to date

Read on for links to the Which? website which has information on the very latest scams. They provide a weekly e-newsletter too to keep you informed.

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Fraud Scams

Fraudwatch in North East Lincolnshire

A quick mention of our Fraudwatch project; some useful info about fraud, and how to get a scam talk booked for your community

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Fraud Scams

Doorstep callers are impersonating Police Officers. Be warned.

A warning via Fraudwatch about a scam where cold callers are pretending to be Police Officers. Please be aware and share

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Prevention Scams

Some words of advice for keeping students safe at university

GetSafeOnline has some simple tips for university students to stay safe when online. Read on and share the details with any students you know.

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Scams

Latest scams pretending to be from Wilko’s shows that we all need to be vigilant

This very latest scam shows how scammers prey on victims using current themes in the news. It’s a reminder for us all to be vigilant against scams and to check before we click!

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Scams

A limited number of free Call Blocking devices are available from National Trading Standards

There’s a possibility you may be able to get a free call blocking device through this national scheme. If interested, read on.

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Scams

New Business Edition of the Little Book of Big Scams now available

Businesses and organisations have slightly different issues to watch out for with scams and fraud than individuals do. When you have bank accounts and funds; employees and property; supply chains and more, there are many different ways for frauds and scams to be carried out. And this can all apply to even the smallest charities […]

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Scams

Learn to steer clear of scams in 2022

We have a Scams information page here. But it’s easy to forget it’s there, so here it is repeated in full. Hopefully this is a simple set of reminders about how to watch out for, avoid and report scams. Stay safe. Let’s beat scams together We all need to be on the lookout for Scams at […]

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Community Safety Prevention Scams

No Cold Caller Window Stickers now available for Cleethorpes groups

The North East Lincolnshire Neighbourhood Networking programme is working across Cleethorpes wards with Big Local North Cleethorpes (BLNC). And Big Local is keen to support local residents with community safety issues – especially older or more vulnerable people, so they have kindly sponsored the production of some “No Cold Caller” window stickers. We now have […]

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Our Fraud Bulletin for 2nd July 2021

Local Stay Safe Guides A locally produced printed guide – “Stay Safe” – has just had another print run for the residents of Cleethorpes. It’s been produced using Crime Reduction Fund money and also local support from Big Local North Cleethorpes and it is aimed at older people. It’s stuffed full of simple advice about […]

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Fraud Prevention Scams

Let’s continue to Say No To Fraud together

The last of our information updates to accompany the 2021 Neighbourhood Watch Week which runs from 5th to 11th June and so ends today. Whatever you, your neighbours or your members of your Neighbourhood Watch Group are up to this week, remember that the theme is around strong communities. So hopefully you can share the […]

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Fraud Prevention Scams

Fraud bulletin for 28th May 2021

From this week forward I’m going to try and use the word Fraud more than Scam. I remember visiting a “Scam-ference” a couple of years ago and being struck by the conversations on the day showing the significant, lasting and sometimes devastating impacts when ‘scams’ take effect. It was clear than ‘scam’ made it sound […]