The adverts using Martin Lewis to promote illicit schemes can be found on social media and other websites. Clicking on the advert takes you to the full article where Martin Lewis image is presented along with fake quotes recommending investments in bitcoin and other digital currencies with the fraudulent “company”. Alternatively clicking on the advert […]
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Our officers must be able to move quickly while carrying a lot of heavy equipment, and so they have to be in pretty good shape. That’s why one of the most rigorous elements of our screening process for new recruits is the physical fitness training. Officers must also achieve the required standard on an annual […]
“Action Fraud has received several reports indicating that sellers of items on online marketplace websites are falling victim to fraud by bogus buyers. “Typically, the bogus buyers contact the seller wanting to purchase the item for sale and advise they will be sending the requested amount via PayPal or other electronic payment method. “The seller […]
We’re running a competition for primary school children in North Yorkshire and the City of York. Five lucky winners will get the chance for Bobby, our Police Tractor, to visit their school (subject to their agreement, of course). First of all, you need to tell us how many sheep can you count in this picture? […]
• Keep calm: The most important thing you can do is to stay calm so you can properly assess the situation. Don’t spin your tyres, it will only dig your vehicle in deeper. • Clear space around the car: If you’re not putting yourself or other road users in danger, get out and try to […]
Just a quick knock at their door to ask if they need any shopping or clearing snow and sprinkling salt on their driveway could help avoid weather related injuries or accidents. Even just popping in for a chat and a cup of tea can make a real difference on days like today. Anyone who is […]