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Thu July 18, 2019
- Reading Gaol: Oscar Wilde prison to be sold later this year - The writer spent two years in prison in Reading after he was convicted of gross indecency in 1895.
- BBC and Netflix cemetery filming 'totally disrespectful' - Relatives of the deceased are angry over filming of a BBC and Netflix drama at a Caversham cemetery.
- Stansted 'disruptive passenger': Woman faces £85,000 bill - The 25-year-old is also given a lifetime ban by airline Jet2 for "extremely disruptive behaviour".
- 'Botched' Reading council pool sale falls through - Reading council has been trying to sell the Arthur Hill swimming pool site after it closed in 2016.
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.