Scammers and criminals are always looking for opportunities. We have included the scams below that are currently active and you should be aware of.
Possible Doorstep Criminals active in the Sutton Rd area of Maidstone.
We have received a report of doorstep criminals targeting residents in the Ashford area for roofing type work (tiling/downpipes/gutters etc).
Fraud detectives are warning residents to beware of criminals who are using police phone numbers to target vulnerable people.
The resident received a series of telephone calls about testing their household water.
Motorists are urged to belt up as officers at Kent Police will be out in force supporting a nationwide road safety campaign.
Scam 1 – Scam calls impersonating Police.
Scam 2 – Lottery Scam Letter
Scam 3 – NETFLIX Phishing email
Scam 4 – Revolut Card Smishing Text message
We have had reports from the police about doorstep criminals offering gardening work in the Herne Bay area.
Kent Police have received reports from residents in the Gravesend area. Residents have received calls to their landline from criminals impersonating a Police Officer.
We have received reports of scam telephone calls targeting residents in Ashford and Tenterden and instructing them to purchase face masks over the phone. What happens: You receive a telephone call. An automated voice claims to be from the Government coronavirus helpline. You are told the Government wants residents to wear a face mask. To…
Please be alert to this scam that is targeting Kent residents by text message.