We want to invite you to take part in the latest survey about cybercrime. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/R36YCDR Your answers will be very helpful in enabling us to understand the impact of cybercrime on communities across England and Wales today. It will also help us with the ongoing development of the Cyberhood Watch initiative, and our general response … Continue reading Cybercrime survey
Are you aware of the tactics used by criminals to trick you into parting with your money and information? The creation of spoof websites that imitate those of trusted organisations by using their official branding and logos are used by criminals to obtain your personal and financial information. These may also include small changes to … Continue reading Real or scam?
** Be aware of this scam confirmed by Royal Mail.** A card is posted through your door from a company called PDS (Parcel Delivery Service) suggesting that they were unable to deliver a parcel and that you need to contact them on 0906 6611911 (a Premium rate number). DO NOT call this number, as this … Continue reading PDS mail scam
Black Friday is coming along and what you need to be aware of is: Be selective where you shoponly provide necessary informationuse secure, protected paymentkeep your accounts securebeware of unexpected communication If things go wrong, contact your bank immediately and report the problem to Action Fraud https://www.actionfraud.police.ukor ring them on 0300 123 2040
argain or a scam? In the heat of the moment it can be hard to tell, especially in the run up to Black Friday! Criminals may trick you into purchasing goods/services that don’t exist by advertising them at too good to be true prices. Protect your money and information by only using retailers you trust, … Continue reading Be black Friday savvy
Running online 20-21 November 2020, The Festival of Discovery aims to help people connect through lively discussions, entertainment, things to make and do and real-life stories from communities across the UK. Join Eddie Izzard, Jo Brand, Mr Motivator and many more special celebrity guests and contributors as they set out on an exciting journey to … Continue reading Festival of Discovery
Britain’s departure from the EU will provide criminals with an opportunity to target you with fraud and scams. These may include: • Tricking you into purchasing European Health Insurance Cards from unofficial websites • Fake HMRC websites urging businesses trading with the EU to register for a “UK trade number” • Unsolicited calls/emails, using the … Continue reading Take five – stop fraud
•Help us lock reduce cybercrime Introducing our new #ProtectyourPa$$W0rD campaign - it only takes 3 easy steps http://www.ourwatch.org.uk/passwords •Neighbourhood Watch need your help to make sure whole communities #ProtectyourPa$$W0rD Find free resources to use and share here http://www.ourwatch.org.uk/passwords •1 in 5 of us will be victims of cybercrime. Don’t be the 1. #ProtectyourPa$$W0rD and take … Continue reading Password confusion?
Neighbourhood Watch is to become the most popular gateway for people to engage with their local communitythe authoritative voice on community-based crime preventiona recognised contributor to community health and well-being. The next national AGM of the Neighbourhood Watch Network will be addressed by Minister of State Kit Malthouse in November. Tower Hamlets Neighbourhood Watch Association … Continue reading A gateway to engage with the community
complete the friends for scams awareness session today It’s been four years since Friends Against Scams launched with the aim of spreading awareness of scams! Time to make some noise about scams and equip as many people as possible with the knowledge to protect others. Every Friend Against Scams makes a difference –so what are … Continue reading Scams awareness session