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£33,000 of fraud in Cheshire stopped by police scheme

£33,000 of fraud in Cheshire stopped by police scheme

A new rapid response scheme which alerts police to suspected fraud, has stopped seven potential victims aged over 70 being scammed.

The Banking Protocol, rolled out in Cheshire September, has prevented £33,000 of fraud in the county.

December 26, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Elderly Nantwich man conned of £350 by holly bush fraudsters

Elderly Nantwich man conned of £350 by holly bush fraudsters

An elderly Nantwich man conned out of £350 cash by rogue traders for ‘thinning out’ a small holly tree.

Now Nantwich Police are warning residents in the town to be aware of the two men after the incident in the Millfields area.

December 1, 2016 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Rogue traders and doorstep sellers hit by Cheshire Police crackdown

Rogue traders and doorstep sellers hit by Cheshire Police crackdown

Rogue traders and forceful doorstep sellers in South Cheshire have been targeted by police.

Cheshire Police and colleagues from agencies worked as part of Operation Rogue Trader.

April 15, 2016 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
Rogue South Cheshire driveways trader found guilty at magistrates

Rogue South Cheshire driveways trader found guilty at magistrates

Trading standards officers in Crewe and Nantwich sent out a stern warning to rogue traders after prosecuting a driveways businessman. Lee Potter, 34, of Eardswick Lane, Minshull Vernon, pleaded guilty to five offences of fraudulent trading under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations Act.

May 6, 2014 0 comments Business, Crime, Latest, Village News