Friday 15th May 2020

Issue 1765

Please note: Our volunteers are unable to include the crime reports in our updates because of the COVID-19 restrictions. We will continue to circulate the newsletter containing news headlines and important information.

The latest crime reports were from Saturday 14th March (newsletter issue 1747).
We will return to our normal service as soon as the situation changes.
We are sorry for any disappointment this may cause.

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Checked : Friday 15th May. Updated : Thursday 14th May

  • Warning after catalytic converter thefts in Folkestone and Ashford
  • Maidstone man charged with multiple shoplifting offences
  • Officers arrest two men at address in Margate
  • Sittingbourne robber jailed for snatching bag from elderly woman
  • Chief Constable urges Kent residents to continue to follow lockdown measures
  • Suspected Class A drugs seized after car stopped in Thanet
  • Jailed Tunbridge Wells burglar caught on CCTV
  • Maidstone drug supply network - two men jailed

Checked : Friday 15th May. Updated : Friday 15th May

  • Warning after catalytic converter thefts in Folkestone and Ashford
  • Murder investigation launched after body of man found in Dartford
  • Bulk thefts of computer ink from Swanley store
  • Witness appeal following racially aggravated assault in Folkestone
  • Jewellery stolen and man assaulted during Ashford burglary
  • Investigation into cars damaged in Deal
  • Man missing from West Malling

Checked : Friday 15th May. Updated : Tuesday 12th May

  • Kitchen fire in Folkestone

Checked : Friday 15th May. Updated : Wednesday 13th May

  • Kent Update: Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases confirmed in Kent
  • Waste & Recycling sites – booking Wednesday, open Friday
  • Latest updates on Kent schools and provision for children and young people
  • NHS and social care launch app to support people who care for others
  • Lockdown pothole work continues to keep roads safe for key workers

Checked : Friday 15th May. Updated : Friday 15th May

  • New Zealand Inland Revenue Tax Refund Phishing Scam

Checked : Friday 15th May. Updated : Wednesday 13th May

  • Recall: Co-op - In-Store Bakery 4 Glazed Ring Doughnuts

Checked : Friday 15th May. Updated : Thursday 14th May

  • Updated: Unilever recalls Wall’s Mini Calippo multi-packs because they may contain small pieces of metal

Checked : Friday 15th May. Updated : Thursday 14th May

  • Co-op recalls Bakery 4 Glazed Ring Doughnuts because of undeclared milk and soya
  • Morrisons recalls Market Street Living Herbs because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes

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Coronavirus Scams - How To Spot Them And Stop Them

Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak in the UK, many of us are concerned about what will happen next. However, many scammers see it as an opportunity to profit

Click HERE for full details on the Consumers' Association (Which?) website.

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Coronavirus Advice From Which?

Get the latest news and advice on COVID-19, from protecting yourself and your loved ones to the financial support on offer and how to shop safely

Click HERE for full details on the Consumers' Association (Which?) website.

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Scam Warning: Fake Barclays Text Directing Victims To Phishing Site

The bogus text leads victims to a website designed to steal online banking login details

Click HERE for full details on the Consumers' Association (Which?) website.

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How To Spot A Social Media Scam

Social media scams can quickly spread across social platforms like Twitter and Facebook. Understand how they work and take steps to protect yourself with our six top tips.

Click HERE for full details on the Consumers' Association (Which?) website.

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How To Spot Fake Or Counterfeit Products

A trader may have committed a criminal offence by selling you fake goods or by giving you a false description of the goods, and you can claim a refund or exchange.

Click HERE for full details on the Consumers' Association (Which?) website.

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Lockdown Update: All You Need To Know About New Measures

Lockdown measures are being eased across England after more than seven weeks of restrictions - but how could everyday life change?

Click HERE for full details on the BBC website.

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Animal Lovers Looking For Pets In Lockdown Defrauded Of Nearly £300,000 In Two Months

Criminals continue to take advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to commit fraud, as a scam involving the purchase of pets, such as puppies and kittens, continues to be reported to Action Fraud.

Click HERE for full details on the Action Fraud Alerts website.

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Message From Andrew Judd The South East Kent NhW Liaison Officer

Virgin Media Phishing Email

Click HERE for full details on the e-watch website.

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Message From Andrew Judd The South East Kent NhW Liaison Officer

Supermarket Competition scam

Click HERE for full details on the e-watch website.

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Message From Andrew Judd The South East Kent NhW Liaison Officer

Amazon Phishing email

Click HERE for full details on the e-watch website.

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Message From Andrew Judd The South East Kent NhW Liaison Officer

TV Licence Scam

Click HERE for full details on the e-watch website.


Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

There are no crimes reported today.
Our volunteers are unable to include the crime reports in our updates because of the COVID-19 restrictions.
Please see the note at the top of the page.


Road Works

Tonbridge and Malling

There are no crimes reported today.
Our volunteers are unable to include the crime reports in our updates because of the COVID-19 restrictions.
Please see the note at the top of the page.


Road Works

Tunbridge Wells

Checked : Friday 15th May. Updated : Wednesday 13th May

  • Love Where We Live Awards 2020

There are no crimes reported today.
Our volunteers are unable to include the crime reports in our updates because of the COVID-19 restrictions.
Please see the note at the top of the page.


Road Works

Maidstone

Checked : Friday 15th May. Updated : Thursday 14th May

  • Have your say on new dog control measures
  • MBC reminder - restrictions still in place when visiting parks
  • Construction sites to start earlier and finish later

There are no crimes reported today.
Our volunteers are unable to include the crime reports in our updates because of the COVID-19 restrictions.
Please see the note at the top of the page.