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Detectives are investigating after Banking Protocol prevents £48,500 of fraud in North Yorkshire in just over 24 hours

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Rolled-out nationally in the middle of 2017, the Banking Protocol enables bank staff to contact police if they suspect a customer is in the process of being scammed, with an immediate priority response to the branch. On Thursday 3 May 2018 in York, an 85 year-old man and a 78 year-old man were contacted by […]

£500 reward offered following York burglary

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It happened in daylight hours between 11.50am and 3.15pm on Tuesday 1 May 2018 when the offenders broke into a property on Foxwood Lane after the occupants left their home for a hospital appointment. A rear window was smashed, and numerous items of  jewellery were stolen along with a safe which was forcibly removed from […]

York man jailed for fraud by abuse of position following North Yorkshire Police investigation

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Michael Anthony Stary, 60, of Calder Avenue, York, pleaded guilty to fraud by abuse of position at York Crown Court and was today (Monday 30 April 2018) sentenced to two years and eight months imprisonment. In January 2011, Stary, along with his sister, was granted joint lasting power of attorney over his 90 year-old mother’s […]