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Everything you need to know about fraudulent cryptocurrency investments and fake endorsements

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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 […]

Police Squad Goals – be fit like a cop! 🏃

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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 […]

Revealed: the latest tricks that fraudsters are using to target those who buy and sell online

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“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 […]

Stuck in snow? Here is what to do next…

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• 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 […]