Essex Fraud Alert System
Information circulated regularly by Essex & Kent Serious Crime Directorate
to Sheering Parish Council.

If you, or someone you know who is vulnerable and, has been a victim of fraud, please call Essex Police on 101

Be vigilant, keep your friends and family updated and stay safe.

Report fraud or attempted fraud by contacting Action Fraud
at
www.actionfraud.police.uk or call 0300 123 2040.

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Report Date

Reference

Contents

31/07/20

Report #1

Council Tax Refunds;
Puppy Scams;
"Spoofed" Texts.

07/08/20

Report #2

Top Ten alerts

14/08/20

Report #3

Car buying scam (sellers beware);
Potential MOONPIG data breach;
Instagram Investment scams.

21/08/20

Report #4

TV Licence alert;
Carnival Cruises Data breach;
PayPal scam via FACEBOOK Messenger.

28/08/20

Report #5

Pension Scams;
Government Number Spoofing;
Caller ID Spoofing.

4/09/20

Report #6

Gift Card scams - HMRC and ASDA

11/09/20

Report #7

Rise in Courier Fraud

18/09/20

Report #8

Impersonation Scams

02/10/20

Report #9

Unwitting use of people as Money Mules

09/10/20

Report #10

Romance Fraud

16/10/20

Report #11

Crimestoppers COVID-19 Fraud Helpline

23/10/20

Report #12

Protect yourself from Robo scammers (phone calls)

30/10/20

Report #13

Romance fraud update

6/11/20

Report #14

HMRC Updates to SCAM alerts

13/11/20

Report #15

Action Fraud warning of rise in Investment fraud

20/11/20

Report #16

Black Friday cons & Rural Commercial Bank Corp letter scam.

28/11/20

Report #17

HMRC Self Assesement Scams

05/12/20

Report #18

Fake BT phone calls

12/12/20

Report #19

Coronavirus Vaccination Scams

19/12/20

Report #20

Delivery Scams

08/01/21

Report #21

Fake NHS Vaccine Text warning

16/01/21

Report #22

Fake 'Job recruitment' Scams

23/01/21

Report #23

"Hack my Info - I don't think so!"

30/01/21

Report #24

Vaccination Scams Continue

05/02/21

Report #25

Instagram Traders

12/02/21

Report #26

Romance Fraud update

19/02/21

Report #27

Fake National Insurance calls

26/02/21

Report #28

FCA Warning for BITCOIN Investors

03/03/21

Report #29

Holiday Scam Warning

12/03/21

Report #30

Ticket and Vehicle Scams

09/04/21

Report #31

Royal Mail Scams - undelivered parcel texts

16/04/21

Report #32

Solar Panel Scams

23/04/21

Report #33

Fleeceware on the rise

30/04/21

Report #34

FLUBOT scam - Android users

07/05/21

Report #35

My Info, I don't think so!

14/05/21

Report #36

Innocent Social Media Game or Criminal Toolkit?

21/05/21

Report #37

Caution on Holiday Bookings

28/05/21

Report #38 

Census Scams still circulating

04/06/21

Report #39

Be Online Shopping Savvy