Cheshire Youth Commission - Opportunity for 14-25 Year Olds in Cheshire
14-25 and living in Cheshire? Opinions about police & crime? The Cheshire Youth Commission Needs You! The Cheshire Youth Commission allows young people to support, challenge and inform the work of the Police & Crime Commissioner and Cheshire Constabulary. The Youth Commission will explore urgent issues affecting young people in Cheshire, such as reducing offending and re-offending, improving the relationship with the police, and anti-social behaviour.
Courier Fraud, Bogus Police and Bank Officials Alert
Individuals have been receiving phone calls from people claiming to be a police officer or banking official The suspect will say either: There has been fraudulent activity at the victims’ bank and the staff at the bank are involved, the victim is then asked to withdraw money to either keep it safe or assist the police with their investigation A business such as a jewellers or currency exchange is fraudulent and they require the victims’ assistance to help secure evidence by purchasing jewellery or exchange a large amount of currency to hand over to the police The victims’ card has been compromised and used to purchase goods by a suspect, the victim is requested to withdraw their money to keep it safe or hand over their bank card to the police
Cheshire Police and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service will be hosting an action-packed day at Cheshire Police Headquarters.
The fun filled event, which is free for all the community takes place between 11.30am and 4.30pm on Sunday 14 July. There will be interactive displays and exhibitions that will give you the chance to see the complex nature of the work we do and how the two emergency services work together to protect the community.
Call For Vigilance As Telephone Scammers Target Residents Across Cheshire
Police are urging Cheshire residents to be vigilant after a bank in Widnes was notified of seven of its customers having been targeted by telephone scammers in a single day. The customers informed NatWest on Widnes Road, Wednesday 10 July, that they had received phone calls from people purporting to work for the bank.
Warning - Rise In Courier Fraud Crimes
Cheshire Police are issuing an urgent warning to residents after three elderly victims were conned out of more than £60,000 by fraudsters posing as police officers and bank workers.