Tuesday 23rd June 2020

Issue 1776

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 : Tuesday 23rd June. Updated : Monday 22nd June

  • Stalker who tried to bully victim into changing evidence is jailed
  • Snodland property made subject of closure order
  • Arrests made in Hawkinge fraud investigation
  • PCSO helps track down prolific Maidstone burglar
  • Officers charge man with Gravesend robberies
  • Maidstone burglar rammed police car during escape attempt

Checked : Tuesday 23rd June. Updated : Monday 22nd June

  • Vulnerable man reported missing in Maidstone
  • Missing Tonbridge man last seen in Dartford
  • Arrests made following Canterbury assault
  • Serious collision in Sittingbourne
  • Efit image released in Gillingham rape investigation
  • Computers stolen from Canterbury university

Checked : Tuesday 23rd June. Updated : Sunday 21st June

  • Inspirational on-call firefighter follows in father's footsteps

Checked : Tuesday 23rd June. Updated : Sunday 21st June

  • Man rescued after falling into quarry
  • Update: Fire in a thatched property in Birchington
  • Fire in derelict community centre in Northfleet

Checked : Tuesday 23rd June. Updated : Monday 22nd June

  • Kent County Council increases its solar ambitions
  • Heat health alert warning for vulnerable Kent residents
  • Small bridge, giant leap in construction for KCC
  • Latest updates on Kent schools and provision for children and young people
  • Proposal to delay Kent Test 2020 until October
  • KCC elects new Chairman at virtual meeting
  • Can you help a lonely person for Loneliness Awareness Week?

Checked : Tuesday 23rd June. Updated : Friday 19th June

  • Over £16 million lost to online shopping fraud during lockdown, with people aged 18-26 most at risk

Checked : Tuesday 23rd June. Updated : Monday 22nd June

  • ‘We Have a Surprise for Australia Post Customers’ Survey Spam Email

Checked : Tuesday 23rd June. Updated : Friday 19th June

  • Primula updates recall of all Primula Cheese tubes because of Clostridium botulinum

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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 Alert: Instagram ‘copyright Violation’ Message

We’ve been sent a copy of an Instagram phishing direct message that claims a copyright violation has been detected on your account. Here’s what to look out for.

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

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Scams Awareness Fortnight

Every year, Citizens Advice runs Scams Awareness Fortnight with the Consumer Protection Partnership. This sees several organisations joining forces to take a stand against scams and fraudsters. People are worried about their family, friends, health and finances more than ever, so please ensure you have the knowledge to recognise, stop or report scams.

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

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High Numbers Of Used Cars Sold Could Contain Previous Owner’s Personal Data

Four in five owners took insufficient action to remove personal data held by their car before selling the vehicle, a Which? survey reveals

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

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Coronavirus: Scam Warning Over NHS Test And Trace

Local councils in England and Wales have issued alerts following reports of bogus calls and messages asking for money to cover the cost of coronavirus testing kits.

Click HERE for full details on the BBC website.

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Latest Fraud Scams

Be Aware Of This Number — 02038616393

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

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Latest Fraud Scams

If you are contacted by the NHS Test and Trace service, you will never be asked to provide any passwords, bank account details or PINs.

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

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Latest Fraud Scams

Fake COVID-19 home testing appointment texts targets public

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

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Latest Fraud Scams

Criminals target Snapchat users in extortion scam that threatens to reveal their private photos.

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

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 : Tuesday 23rd June. Updated : Saturday 20th June

  • Maidstone Borough welcomes shoppers back

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.