Local community website for Reading and Berkshire
Tue January 28, 2020
- 'I left a house party and got crushed under a car' - Annie Butt, who broke 24 bones in a crash caused by a fellow partygoer, recalls the night she nearly died.
- Berkshire parents seek diagnosis for son's unknown syndrome - Ethan has impaired growth and restricted vision, but doctors do not know why.
- Man severely injured in Slough corrosive substance attack - He suffered facial injuries when the substance was thrown at him as he answered the front door.
- Max Simmons: Man denies causing boy's crash death - Max Simmons, 13, died in hospital after he was knocked down in Maidenhead in December.
Scams On The Rise
Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013
KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.
The top ten are the rare metals scam, pensions liberation fraud, mobility aids, dodgy job offers (if it sounds too good to be true it probably is), lotteries, truancy fraud, wine scams, love (dating websites), land barking and carbon credit trading. It is important that you can spot a scam or fraud before it takes place, remember it can happen to anyone of us. Note: If it sounds too good to be true, it most likely is.