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Bitcoin-Related Scam Emails

2021-02-20T13:27:09+01:00February 20th, 2021|A Durham Police|

We’re warning the public to be vigilant of unsolicited emails promoting cryptocurrency (Bitcoin) investment opportunities. We’ve received over 750 reports this week about Bitcoin-related phishing emails that use fake celebrity endorsements to try and lure victims into investment scams. The links in the emails lead to fraudulent websites that are designed to steal [...]

Durham Deafened Support 09/02/2021

2021-02-10T15:02:48+01:00February 10th, 2021|A Durham Police|

Good morning, Please see below from Durham Deafened Support DDS are ‘Hear’ to Help! Are you struggling with your hearing loss and don’t know where to turn? Have your feelings of isolation worsened because of the Lockdown? Are you caring for someone who is struggling with their hearing loss? Are you [...]

Scam Warnings Can You Help Us

2021-02-04T11:12:20+01:00February 4th, 2021|A Durham Police|

    You will already be aware that there are a lot of scams going around and a number of these have been related to Covid-19, the types of scams have included: NHS Track Trace Scam Covid-19 Grant Scam Covid-19 Vaccine Scam Scammers contact people in a number of ways Online [...]

Durham Police

2020-12-15T12:44:08+01:00December 15th, 2020|A Durham Police, All members|

                  Durham Cyber Newsletter       Please find attached the latest Durham Cyber Newsletter giving you advice on how to stay safe online and information about some of the recent scams in circulation. Regards Vanessa. Attachments Cyber Newsletter December 20.docx - 1,522.2 KB [...]

HMRC Text Scam

2020-12-10T13:14:03+01:00December 9th, 2020|A Durham Police|

    Please be aware of a recent scam text message purporting to be from HMRC, these messages have also been received by email too. The message will tell you that you have a pending amount due which will expire on a particular date It will then ask asks you to [...]

Neighbourhood Watch

2020-11-11T15:11:23+01:00November 11th, 2020|A Durham Police|

Durham Constabulary Altogether Better Policing Neighbourhood Watch launches PROTECT YOUR Pa$$W0rD campaign with 3 quick and easy steps As we spend more time at home and on our online devices, over one third (34%) of people say that they’re more concerned about cybercrime than physical crime and a startling 1 in 5 people [...]

Protect Yourself and Others Against COVID-19 Scams

2020-11-11T15:06:37+01:00November 11th, 2020|A Durham Police|

    Durham Constabulary Altogether Better Policing Protect Your Self and Others Against Covid-19 Scams STOP!!! - Be aware of people offering or selling: Virus testing kits Vaccines or miracle cures – there is currently no vaccine or cure. Overpriced or fake goods to protect yourself from coronavirus such as anti-bacterial products. [...]