Holiday booking fraud prevention

  Detectives issue advice to prevent residents in Derbyshire falling victim to holiday booking frauds as part of an initiative to Stamp out Fraud. According to recent statistics from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) fraudsters stole an estimated £7million from travellers and holiday makers in 2013. This sees victims being scammed by fraudulent advertisements Read more…

Crimestoppers launch a rural crime awareness campaign

  Message sent by Tim Parkin (Police, Community Information Officer, Derbyshire) Crimestoppers have launched a rural crime awareness campaign. This initiative highlights the impact of these types of crime, such as theft of machinery, vehicles, oil, metal and livestock, as well as burglary, illegal waste dumping and wildlife crime. It also promotes the use of Read more…