Crime Reduction Websites

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Dear Home Watch Coordinator Below are some crime reduction web sites which you may find useful. Trading Standards have recently launched a new information web site, Friends Against Scams, the address is: www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk The police national fraud reporting web site is: www.actionfraud.police.uk You can access expert advice to avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime by …

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Theft from Shed

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Macclesfield Local Policing Unit – Congleton This is to inform you that a shed has been broken into on Giantswood Lane, Congleton sometime over the past week. Items stolen include a lawn mower and strimmer. Please ensure that Garages and sheds are secure. I have attached a leaflet on outbuilding security for your information. If …

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Counterfeit Cheques

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Businesses are being contacted for the sale of goods or services by fraudsters, who request to pay by cheque. The fraudster sends a cheque with a higher value than the amount expected, and then sends the business a request for the difference with instructions on how it should be paid back. This is usually by …

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Theft from Vehicle

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Macclesfield Local Policing Unit – Congleton This is to inform you that a vehicle has been broken into in your area and loose change stolen. This incident occurred at approximately 04:00hrs on Friday 18th March 2016. We then had a second report on the same evening on Obelisk Way of vehicle interference.   Please take …

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