Fake PayPal Emails

Action Fraud is warning people selling items online to be on the lookout for criminals sending fake PayPal emails. • Between January 2020 and September 2020, 21,349 crime reports were made to Action Fraud about fake PayPal emails.• Victims reported losing a total of £7,891,077.44 during this time.• Those targeted […]

Newsletter from NHW

September Our News newsletter is now available. Click here to read our September Our News newsletter. This month we have a look at how one group has tackled crime and disorder in Hackney, we introduce to you  CrimeStoppers  Domestic Abuse campaign  #YouAreNotPowerless which launched on the 1st September, and Action Fraud’s anti-phishing campaign  #MulletOver, which also launched on the 1st […]

Warning Catalytic Converter theft rising

catalytic converter thefts bournemouth

Police Warn about Catalytic Converter Thefts in the Bournemouth area In recent years, catalytic converter theft has risen dramatically. According to the AA Insurance claims have gone up from 32 in 2018 to 393 in 2019. It is believed that this is driven by the value of the metals inside. While platinum prices have remained […]

Unauthorised Encampments

Kinson Church Gate

Recent news stories have highlighted awareness of unauthorised encampments in around the Bournemouth area. This awareness has increased with the current COVID-19 pandemic and the movement of people and the increased risk of transmission affecting the R. The media have reported encampments on the beach, cliff tops and some recreational […]

Friends Against Scams Organisation

Friends Agaist Scams

North Bournemouth Crime Prevention Panel is now a approved Friends Against Scams Organisation. Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative, which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams. Scams cost the UK economy £5-£10 […]