Category Archives: Crime Prevention

Cold Caller Alert! (and thats not a weather warning Hart folk)

Hampshire County Council’s Trading Standards Service is reminding residents to be alert to cold callers at the door.  Recent reports involve a cold caller purporting to be an officer from the Office of Fair Trading investigating a company that previously … Continue reading

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Amazon “Order” Scam – beware

Action Fraud has received several reports from victims who have been sent convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon. The spoofed emails from “service@amazon.co.uk” claim recipients have made an order online and mimic an automatic customer email notification. The scam … Continue reading

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Increase in Cycle Thefts

easy ways to protect and assist in recovery of your stolen bike. Please record your serial number today. Also : Get an approved bike lock. Look for the Sold Secure logo on approved locks. Always lock your bike at home, even … Continue reading

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Fake Bank Letters

  Message sent by Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National) Lloyds customers should be on the lookout for a new sophisticated fraud that involves fraudsters sending fake bank letters.  The convincing letters being sent are a replica template from Lloyds … Continue reading

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On-line Security – take this survey!

The City of London Police, in partnership with Get Safe Online, has put together a National Cyber Crime Survey. Its purpose is to learn about people’s awareness of online safety and experiences of cybercrime, with a view to improve our … Continue reading

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Student Accommodation Fraud.

reblogged because it’s important! Message sent by Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National) Seasonal rental fraud is an emerging trend with students looking for suitable accommodation around August, before the start of the new term. Fraudsters use a variety of … Continue reading

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‘Nottingham Knockers’ 

Message sent byDarren Guy (Police, PCSO, Hart District) Police have received a number of reports that ‘Nottingham Knockers’ were operating across Fleet and Church Crookham yesterday (Friday 19th August 2016)  Dear Resident, Throughout the day on Friday, Police received several … Continue reading

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