Archive of Alerts & Messages

  • BT phone disconnect scam This is an old scam,  but is still very active.  It was featured on the BBC Radio 4 programme, 'You and Yours' on 13th October 2010.BT is warning customers ...
    Posted 14 Oct 2010, 03:28 by Yateley NW Sec
  • Yateley chair honoured by Police - June 2010 The Chair of the Yateley Neighbourhood Watch has been honoured for his outstanding service to the community.                                                      Wally Seymour receives his awardWally Seymour, 81, has helmed the local chapter ...
    Posted 5 Oct 2010, 08:35 by Yateley NW Sec
  • Rogue Traders - Driveways 2/08/2010 Warning - Rogue Traders are cold calling in Oakley, Basingstoke  and surrounding areas of Hampshire offering to carryout work on driveways etc.  They are not providing consumers with the required notice ...
    Posted 27 Aug 2010, 11:19 by Yateley NW Sec
  • Electric Blanket Safety Checks 15/07/2010 In September and October we will be conducting electric blanket safety checks throughout Hampshire.  Is it possible you could circulate to your NW groups?  We are conscious that not everyone ...
    Posted 27 Aug 2010, 11:16 by Yateley NW Sec
  • 'Neighbourhood Watch Support' Scam 7/07/2010 A resident in South London has reported a possible scam taking place in his locality. A man claiming to represent ‘Neighbourhood Watch Support’ telephoned to say that a Neighbourhood Watch ...
    Posted 27 Aug 2010, 11:11 by Yateley NW Sec
  • Email Scam 20/04/2010 Alert received from Sue Gibson,  Hampshire Constabulary, Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator.I would like to bring your attention to a particularly nasty scam which is doing the rounds at the moment ...
    Posted 27 Aug 2010, 10:48 by Yateley NW Sec
  • Crime Research UK & SAS Security (Alarms) 20/04/2010 As some of you might be aware, several residents in our areas have been contacted telephonically by an organisation calling themselves Crime Research UK (and various other derivatives thereof, i ...
    Posted 27 Aug 2010, 10:41 by Yateley NW Sec
  • Rogue Traders - Roof Repairs 12/03/2010 Warning from Trading StandardsWarning – Rogue Traders are cold calling in Alton offering roof repairs. On one occasion they cold called on an elderly resident telling them some of their ...
    Posted 27 Aug 2010, 10:37 by Yateley NW Sec
  • Pressure Sales re burglar alarms 22/01/2010 Warning from Trading StandardsIt has come to the attention of Hampshire Trading Standards Service that a crime research company is currently telephoning residents in the county claiming to be ...
    Posted 27 Aug 2010, 10:33 by Yateley NW Sec
  • Warning re sale of Massaging Equipment 12/10/2009 It has come to the attention of Hampshire Trading Standards, that a Company offering mobility equipment has been operating in Bishopstoke and West End areas in Hampshire. Information suggests they ...
    Posted 27 Aug 2010, 10:25 by Yateley NW Sec
  • Credit Card Scam 24/9/2009 This one is pretty slick since they provide YOU with all the information, except the one piece they want. Note, the callers do not ask for your card number; they ...
    Posted 27 Aug 2010, 10:19 by Yateley NW Sec
  • General Advice on Cold Callers and Scams 23/9/2009 It has come to my attention over the last couple of weeks that all types of companies are using aggressive/overly persuasive sales pitches to try to encourage homeowners to ...
    Posted 27 Aug 2010, 10:07 by Yateley NW Sec
  • Advice on supply and install of Alarms 27/7/2009 POLICE ADVICE TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC SEEKING INFORMATION ON SECURITY COMPANIES   To obtain information on companies who supply and install security systems such as Intruder Alarms / Personal Attack Alarms ...
    Posted 27 Aug 2010, 09:34 by Yateley NW Sec
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