We’ve not seen any Coronavirus related scams in your area at present, but it’s something we’ll continue to monitor and keep you updated on.
In the meantime, here’s some advice from Action Fraud on Coronavirus related scams they’ve seen reported so far across the country: https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/alert/coronavirus-scam-costs-victims-over-800k-in-one-month
It seems that many of the other scams commonly reported to the police are still occurring so remember to be wary of any unsolicited from offer of help from people or organisations you do not know, in whatever form it takes. Always visit official websites if you get an email or call from a bank or other organisation.
We encourage everyone to sign up with ‘Your Community Alerts ‘ at:-
https://www.yourcommunityalerts.co.uk in order to receive accurate and up to date information on the current situation in your area.
More useful information can be found by following this link
Thank you for your support and keep safe at this time.
Message Sent By
Simon Bailey (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Gloucestershire)