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Romance Fraud: Don’t fall for it
1 week ago

Romance Fraud: Don’t fall for it

Valentine’s Day is a chance to throw caution to the wind and let your heart rule over your head. But don’t get carried away with all the roses, chocolate and soppy poems – especially if you’re looking for love online. Valentine’s may be a day for the romantics – but it’s also one for the scammers. Research has shown a spike in the reporting of romance fraud around March and April as victims wake up to the fact that they’ve been duped.

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Is this a real message from Crimestoppers? Scams and what you need to know
3 months ago

Is this a real message from Crimestoppers? Scams and what you need to know

Have you ever seen a social media post about something and wondered if it was true? Many of us have received information of a scam or fallen for a hoax …
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Stamping out scams
6 months ago

Stamping out scams

Age UK Lancashire’s Community Engagement Manager, Anne Oliver, writes about the impact of scams against the elderly in the local community and what the charity has been doing to support …
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