Tags: Cybercrime

Coronavirus Vaccination Scams

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Action Fraud has received many reports from members of the public who have been sent text messages claiming to be from the NHS, offering them the opportunity to sign up for Coronavirus vaccinations. These fraudulent texts ask the recipient to click on a link which takes them to an online form where they are prompted to input personal and financial details. In some cases the online form has looked very... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 15:32 by Clare Turner

Tags: Covid-19, Cybercrime

Police Alert: Courier Fraud

Police Alert: Courier Fraud

Derbyshire Police write:

Following an increased number of calls to us, we would like to raise awareness about a scam which has recently been targeting the Derwent and Oakwood and Quarndon and Kirk Langley areas.

The call is from someone pretending to be a police officer who tells the person who answers, on some occasions that they are calling from the Serious Fraud Investigations Unit, and on others... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 25 Jul 2020 09:38 by Clare Turner

Tags: Cybercrime, Police

How safe are you online? Take your Digital MOT to help tackle Cybercrime

Cybercrime is becoming an increasing threat in our more digital society and criminals are finding new and inventive ways to try and get our personal data and information.

To help people feel safe and secure when they're online, Derbyshire County Council are launching a brand new Digital MOT service.

It's an online risk assessment tool that has been designed to help people review their online safety and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 17:11 by Clare Turner

Tags: Cybercrime, Derbyshire County Council