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Warning as fake Lakeland sellers target Penwortham addresses

Door-to-door salesperson knocking on door A warning has been issued after fake door-to-door sellers targeted addresses in Penwortham. South Ribble Police took to Twitter to urge the public to take care after they received reports […]

8 months ago
Warton residents warned to be vigilant after elderly couple scammed out of £25k by man who claimed to work for Scotland Yard

Fylde Police are warning residents to be vigilant after a man conned an elderly couple out of almost £25,000 by posing as a Metropolitan Police officer. Between 26 November and […]

10 months ago
Arrests after elderly Preston woman conned out of £200,000

Elderly woman's hands Pic: Sabine van Erp from Pixabay Two men have been arrested by police investigating a £200,000 fraud in Preston. Officers from Lancashire Police’s Economic Crime Unit executed two warrants at addresses in Blackburn yesterday (Tuesday 22 […]

1 year ago
Warning after card skimming devices found in Preston, Bamber Bridge and Leyland

The suspected skimming device in a police evidence bag A suspected skimming device in a police evidence bag South Ribble Police has issued a warning after reports of cash machine skimming devices being used in Preston, Leyland and Bamber Bridge. […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Illegal card skimmer use on Church Street: Police urge public to check accounts

Preston Police made the public aware that the ATM cash machine at the Tesco Express store on Church Street in Preston had been scammed. Back in February we reported that […]

8 years ago
Police warn of illegal card skimmer use on Church Street

Preston Police inspected the cash machine at the Tesco Express store on Church Street in Preston on 2 February. They advised a card reading machine had been attached to it. […]

8 years ago
Police appeal after bank fraud offence in Preston

Police in Preston today released images of a man captured on CCTV that they need to trace after an attempted fraud at a bank in the city. The man walked […]

8 years ago
Woman arrested over Space Centre charity fraud

space centre Police say they have arrested a 51- year old woman over an alleged fraud at The Space Centre in Preston. The woman was picked up in Scotland on Thursday and […]

9 years ago
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