Alert

Scammers and criminals are always looking for opportunities. We have included the scams below that are currently active and you should be aware of.

doorstep criminals

Be alert to doorstep criminals in various areas

Residents in Sevenoaks, Hartley and Tunbridge Wells are being cold-called by people claiming to be part of an ex-offenders scheme

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Doorstep Criminals active in the Maidstone Area

Possible Doorstep Criminals active in the Sutton Rd area of Maidstone.

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Doorstep Criminals Active in Ashford

We have received a report of doorstep criminals targeting residents in the Ashford area for roofing type work (tiling/downpipes/gutters etc).

Scammers using police phone numbers to target the vulnerable

Fraud detectives are warning residents to beware of criminals who are using police phone numbers to target vulnerable people.

Resident in Westerham Targeted by Water Testing Scam

The resident received a series of telephone calls about testing their household water.

Kent Police backs national seatbelt campaign

Motorists are urged to belt up as officers at Kent Police will be out in force supporting a nationwide road safety campaign.

Latest Scam Roundup – June 12th 2020

Scam 1 – Scam calls impersonating Police.
Scam 2 – Lottery Scam Letter
Scam 3 – NETFLIX Phishing email
Scam 4 – Revolut Card Smishing Text message

Doorstep criminals operating in Herne Bay

We have had reports from the police about doorstep criminals offering gardening work in the Herne Bay area.

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Fake Police Phone Calls in Gravesend 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.

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Residents Targeted by Scam Callers

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…