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Phantom Debt Fraud

Action Fraud has recently experienced an increase in the number of calls to members of the public by fraudsters requesting payments for a “phantom” debt. The fraud involves being cold-called by someone purporting to be a debt collector, bailiff or other … Continue reading

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Crime Prevention Advice for Darker Nights

 At home Keep front and back doors locked at all times and keep keys and valuables out of sight and reach from cat flaps, letterboxes and downstairs doors and windows Close, and ideally lock, all windows when you’re not in … Continue reading

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Avoid Phishing – Advice

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Avoid being scammed when using an ATM

When getting cash out this weekend here are some things you should look out for at an ATM to avoid getting scammed. Look at this video on You Tube Action Fraud is reminding consumers of the importance of protecting themselves … Continue reading

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Buying and selling a car privately

If you are buying a car privately, there are now several tools online that will help you do some preparation before buying. To find out about a vehicle ‘s MOT history go to this Government site . This site will … Continue reading

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Citizens Advice Bureau – New Contact Details

Citizens Advice Bureau have new contact details. Their postal address is: Central and East Northamptonshire Citizens Advice Bureau, 7/8 Mercers Row, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 2QL  

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Online Auction Warning

Fraudsters are targeting people to list items on their behalf on popular online auction sites. The scam involves a job offer to sell desirable items at below market value and receive money from any potential buyers. The ‘work from home’ … Continue reading

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