Scam Warning – Fake Tv Licensing Emails

Dear subscriber, An ongoing TV Licensing phishing campaign, first identified by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) in September 2018, continues to be reported to Action Fraud in high numbers. Fraudsters are sending the public fake TV Licensing emails that are designed to steal their personal and financial information. Since April 2018, Action Fraud has… read more

TV Licensing Scam

Following on from our last news story regarding the TV Licensing scam, please see the below image of what the scam emails could look like. Always question unsolicited requests for your personal or financial information in case it’s a scam. Never automatically click on a link in an unexpected email or text. For more information… read more

Council continue to urge residents to report suspected child abuse

People are being urged to report suspected child abuse and exploitation following a fortnight of activity by Wiltshire Police to disrupt county lines activity in Swindon County lines is when gangs and organised crime networks exploit children to sell drugs. Often these children are made to travel across counties, and they use dedicated mobile phone… read more

Fraudsters Acting As Police Officers

We have received an increase of reports from members of the public who have been asked to withdraw large amounts of cash from their bank account in response to “Police Officers” informing them they must withdraw money to sort out a range of family issues or pay fines. Please take note that the police do… read more

Wiltshire Police One Of Four Forces To See Reduction In Overall Crime

Wiltshire Police is bucking the national trend of increasing crime figures by seeing a reduction of 1%. At a time when violent crime continues to increase, dominate national media and rightly concern local communities a decrease in knife crime of 18% since September 2017, has been recorded in Wiltshire. Angus Macpherson, Police and Crime Commissioner… read more

Neighbourhood Watch Meeting Dates 2019

Here are the dates for the Neighbourhood Watch meetings for 2019. Meetings will take place in the Recreation Hall, beginning at 6.45pm. Everyone is welcome! The dates: Monday 28th January Monday 25th March Monday 3rd June (the last Monday of May is a Bank Holiday) Monday 29th July Monday 30th September Monday 25th November In… read more

HM Revenue and Customs Alert

What you need to know Action Fraud has experienced an increase in the reporting of malicious calls, voicemails, text messages or emails to members of the public purporting to be from HMRC. The fraudsters state that as a result of their non-payment of tax or other duty, the victim is liable to prosecution or other… read more