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Dog Thefts

Dog Thefts You may have seen in various forms of social media over the past month or so, a great number of references from various users to dog thefts, properties being marked by 'dog nappers', vans driving around the areas with suspicious males looking to steal dogs and a number of [...]

2021-04-02T10:08:31+01:00April 2nd, 2021|A Durham Police|0 Comments

Election Fraud

Police Crime and Victims Commissioner For County Durham and Darlington Election - Thursday 6th May 2021 The elections for the next Police Crime and Victims’ Commissioner for County Durham and Darlington will take place on Thursday 6th May 2021. PCVC’s are elected every four years and the election gives the public [...]

2021-04-02T10:05:41+01:00April 2nd, 2021|A Durham Police|0 Comments


  Worried About Getting Hacked? Dear Subscriber, Over 15,000 hacked email and social media accounts reported in one year. If a hacker got into your email or social media account, what would they find? Health and banking information? Names and contact details for your friends and family? Private photos and messages? [...]

2021-03-23T15:28:30+01:00March 23rd, 2021|A Durham Police|0 Comments

News Newsletter – March Edition 02/03/2021 

Our News Newsletter - March Edition Dear Carole We are pleased to share our March OUR NEWS newsletter, created by Neighbourhood Watch Network (the umbrella organisation for Neighbourhood Watch across England and Wales) for all Neighbourhood Watch supporters - from households to volunteers. The newsletter is attached (see below) or can be viewed by clicking on [...]

2021-03-08T12:42:25+01:00March 8th, 2021|A Durham Police|0 Comments

Top Ten Scams

ALL scams are despicable and so are the scammers who are using the current pandemic to their advantage There has been a 66% increase in scams. 1 in 3 are receiving scams. However, it is so under reported, that the figures don’t reflect the true picture. Please DO NOT be afraid [...]

2021-03-08T12:35:20+01:00March 8th, 2021|A Durham Police|0 Comments

Scam Calls

  The City of London Police are particularly concerned about the amount of scam calls targeting the elderly and vulnerable, who, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, will be staying home and often, managing without the support network of their friends and family. The City of London Police’s Fraud Investigation Team, [...]

2021-02-20T13:40:52+01:00February 20th, 2021|A Durham Police|0 Comments

Bitcoin-Related Scam Emails

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 [...]

2021-02-20T13:27:09+01:00February 20th, 2021|A Durham Police|0 Comments

Durham Deafened Support 09/02/2021

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 [...]

2021-02-10T15:02:48+01:00February 10th, 2021|A Durham Police|0 Comments