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Cheshire Police warning over courier fraud scammers targeting towns

Cheshire Police warning over courier fraud scammers targeting towns

Detectives are warning Cheshire residents after a spate of courier fraud scams have left victims without thousands of pounds.

There have been four incidents in Crewe, Wilmslow, Handforth and Warrington investigated by Cheshire Police.

December 4, 2021
FEATURE: 5 Dangerous IT Scams You Need to Be Aware Of

FEATURE: 5 Dangerous IT Scams You Need to Be Aware Of

Whether you own a digital business or are just a consumer, it is essential to be on your guard against cybercrime.

In Britain, 2020 saw a record rise in IT scams, driven largely by the fact that more of us are at home on our computers than ever before.

April 13, 2021
Courier fraud scams leave Cheshire victims without thousands of pounds

Courier fraud scams leave Cheshire victims without thousands of pounds

A spate of courier fraud scams have left Cheshire victims without thousands of pounds, police have warned.

Officers warned the public about courier fraud in July, but detectives say they are continuing to see residents falling foul of the crime.

September 7, 2020
Police Crime Commissioner funds fight against criminals targeting elderly

Police Crime Commissioner funds fight against criminals targeting elderly

Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner David Keane has awarded funding to a charity in Cheshire East to support it to deliver scam awareness and support to older people.

Age UK in Cheshire East has received a £1,000 grant from PCC David Keane’s Safer Communities express grant fund to support its scams awareness project.

August 27, 2020