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Be Alert To Vaccine Fraud

Criminals are using the Covid vaccine as a way to target the public by tricking them into handing over cash or financial details. They are sending convincing looking text messages letting people know they are eligible for the vaccine or phoning people directly pretending to be from the NHS or a local pharmacy. Remember, the…

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Stolen Quad Bike Recovered

In the early hours of the morning on the 13th January 2021, a Yamaha Grizzly quad bike worth £10,000 was stolen from a farm near Shipston on Stour. Warwickshire Police also received a call from a member of public from a neighbouring village in the early hours of the morning reporting suspicious activity whereby a…

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Alert re Scams

More than £2million has been lost nationally to scams involving criminals impersonating broadband providers. They claim the victim has a problem with their computer, router or internet and persuade them to download and connect via a Remote Access Tool (RAT). This allows them to gain access to the victim’s computer or mobile phone. Victims are…

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Beware of Scam Emails

Received an email which you’re not quite sure about? Is it asking you to login to an account and “verify” your payment details? If you are suspicious, you should report it by forwarding the email to: Report@phishing.gov.uk

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Warwickshire Police Update on the Policing of the Current Lockdown

Assistant Chief Constable Alex Franklin-Smith, Warwickshire Police, has issued this update on the policing of the current lockdown. “We are now a week into the current lockdown, and while the majority of people in Warwickshire are following the rules, we are continuing to see some ignore the restrictions and choose to put others at risk.…

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Beware Puppy Scams Warning From Trading Standards

Warwickshire County Council’s Trading Standards Service are warning to consumers to beware of puppy scams. Trading Standards Animal Health Officers have received reports of criminal gangs illegally smuggling puppies in to the UK to sell, puppies being stolen and sold on and consumers paying thousands of pounds to bogus online sellers for puppies that don’t exist.…

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Vehicles Recovered by Rural Crime Team

Following the theft at a farm in Tysoe, South Warwickshire where a VW Amorok, Kubota UK, ATV, horse trailer and tack was stolen, the Rural Crime Team came on duty and noticed that we were still waiting for tracker data from the tracker fitted to the vehicle stolen from the location.   The team have contacts…

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