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Covid-19 air purifier scams going round Preston businesses

The Sessions House in Preston city centre, part of the Town Hall complex Pic: Tony Worrall Businesses in Preston are being warned of a new scam going round. Preston City Council want local businesses to be aware of the new scam, which involves a fake letter […]

2 months ago
Scammer claiming to be from South Ribble Borough Council targeting elderly and vulnerable people in Bamber Bridge

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig South Ribble Borough Council are warning residents in the Bamber Bridge area about a man with a clipboard knocking on doors, claiming to be working with the council to reduce […]

3 months ago
Preston and Bamber Bridge residents targeted by ‘Covid conmen’

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall Residents in Preston and Bamber Bridge are being warned by Lancashire County Council to stay alert as Lancashire is targeted by scammers. One Preston resident received a cold call from […]

8 months ago
Warning to beware of coronavirus-related scams

Woman holding mobile phone Pic: Pixabay Trading Standards experts are warning people to beware of criminals and rogue traders who are trying to con people with coronavirus-related scams. Fraudsters are preying on people’s uncertainty and fear […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Prestonians warned after Internet fraudsters strike in the city

A laptop being subject to a phishing scam A laptop being subject to a phishing scam Internet scammers have defrauded homeowners in Lancashire out of more than £100,000. Lancashire Police say there’s been a report in Preston of […]

3 years ago
Preston businesses warned about police donation scam calls

The caller uses Company House records to appear genuine Pic: Pixabay, Mimzy The caller uses Company House records to appear genuine Pic: Pixabay, Mimzy Preston firms are being warned about a new telephone scam targeting offices thoughout the UK. Businesses have been […]

4 years ago
Beware citizens advice phone scam in Preston

Scammers who claim to offer help with debts are phoning vulnerable people in Preston to try to get hold of their bank details. The caller claims to be from the […]

9 years ago
Preston people being scammed ‘left, right and centre’

Preston gets more scam mail than any other region in Lancashire, according to the county council – but a month-long campaign aims to stop people falling prey to cons that […]

10 years ago
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