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POLICE WARNING: Criminals taking advantage of coronavirus pandemic

 Published on: 21st March 2020   |   By: News Bulletin   |   Category: Uncategorized

There has been an emerging trend of criminals taking advantage of the increasing concern around the spread of the Coronavirus in the UK.

Reports include people visiting homes posing as police officers and health officials in an effort to scam the occupants or gain entry with a view to burgling the home.

Tactics used include the criminals offering fake coronavirus testing and fake services to assist those who are unable to leave their homes including the delivery of shopping and other essentials.

Vulnerable individuals including the elderly have been specifically targeted. Please be aware of this scam and please notify elderly neighbours who may not have access to any updates.

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