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Two Scarborough men arrested on suspicion of money laundering

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Officers stopped the car they were travelling in on the Whitby to Guisborough Road at Scaling Dam earlier today (10 April). After searching the car, officers discovered  a large amount of cash – believed to be several thousands of pounds, hidden in cavity. The pair, who are aged 28 and 29 were arrested on suspicion […]

Investment scam warning as victims lose thousands of pounds

Posted on in Fraud, News stories

North Yorkshire Police has seen a rise in the number of people who have lost large amounts of money after transferring funds to fraudsters posing as bona fide banking or financial institutions. Fraudsters target individuals who may be looking for a better return on their savings by creating fake investment funds or bonds and cloning […]

The latest Coronavirus-related scams and how to protect yourself

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North Yorkshire Police has had a number of reports of fraud related to Coronavirus over the last few months and whilst this doesn’t show any signs of stopping, we are on hand to help keep you safe. Below you can find a round-up of the latest scams that we’ve had reported and most importantly, how […]