Local community website for Reading and Berkshire
Tue September 29, 2020
- Charlie Ilsley: Boy with cancer goes to Mexico for treatment - Charlie Ilsley is being treated in Mexico after UK doctors stopped his oral chemotherapy in March.
- Covid-19: Fewer than 0.1% fined for no masks on trains - Police said enforcement in the form of fixed penalty notices was only used as a "last resort".
- Berkshire veteran takes on 400km-Oman desert walk - Dave Adams will walk 400km for the charity that helped him with post-traumatic stress disorder.
- Covid: Worker fired for misusing test-and-trace details - The bus tour employee used Kat Kingsley's personal details to contact her without good cause.
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.