Category Archives: Nuneaton and Bedworth Rural Area

Nuneaton & Bedworth Area

Crime Prevention for Your Vehicle

One of the most effective ways to stop someone stealing your vehicle (keyless or not) is to use a wheel lock. That way even if thieves manage to open your car door they won’t be able to drive your vehicle … Continue reading

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Leicestershire Police Alert

Leicestershire Police have received reports of a white Ford Transit, Reg NJ03 NHG, driver described as foreign speaking, visiting farms asking for machinery for sale.  May be innocent, but is being checked.  They have asked if any sightings could be reported to Leicestershire Police … Continue reading

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Action Fraud Warning to the Public as Equine Fraud Costs Victims £70,000

Action Fraud warning to the public as equine fraud costs victims £70,000 3rd May 2018 Action Fraud is warning the equestrian community about a scam involving fake adverts of horses for sale. Victims are told to pay an up-front fee … Continue reading

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Warwickshire Trading Standards – Mattress and Bed Sellers

Warwickshire residents are warned to beware of door to door sellers of beds and mattresses. A resident reported paying £250 for a divan and memory foam mattress which when it was delivered was not what was promised. The trader could … Continue reading

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Warwickshire Trading Standards – Investment Scam Warning

A Warwickshire resident lost thousands of pounds following an investment on a bogus share website. The resident received a cold call from a ‘financial expert’ who convinced him to invest £1000 via a investor website. The resident’s investment appeared to … Continue reading

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Warwickshire Trading Standards Advice – Copycat Websites and Bogus Publishers

Warwickshire residents have reported paying money to copycat websites. One resident received an email to remind him to renew his European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). The email, which turned out to be bogus directed him to a copycat website where he … Continue reading

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National Rural Crime Survey

The 2018 National Rural Crime Survey It’s three years since the last National Rural Crime Survey revealed the huge cost of crime to rural communities – both financial, at £800 million per year, and fear, with chronic under-reporting, anger and … Continue reading

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May Scam and Cyber Crime Advice

Please find attached the scam and cyber crime newsletter from Sam & Alex: Scam_Newsletter_May_2018.pd

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Warwickshire Trading Standards Advice For Used Car Buyers

Warwickshire Trading Standards have released a new video  which extols the  benefits of online checks for used car buyers. To view the video on the Warwickshire Trading Standards website, please click this link: http://news.warwickshire.gov.uk/blog/2018/04/27/45-second-video-could-save-you-a-bundle-new-video-extols-benefits-of-online-checks-for-used-car-buyers/  

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Peregrine Falcon Shot

A report has been received of a peregrine falcon being shot, possibly in the Rugby town centre area.  The bird later died of other causes.  This is a wildlife crime and against the law.  Anyone with information regarding wildlife offences should call 101 and … Continue reading

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