Helping Keep The Maidstone & Kent Community Local
Tue June 2, 2020
- Eastchurch cliff fall: House hanging over edge after second collapse - A car and garage slide down a cliff face in Kent as a further landfall leaves homes at risk.
- Hackers in £800K Bitcoin ransom note to Kent PPE firm - The hacked company was supplying protective equipment as part of the Covid-19 response.
- Man admits Folkestone police car arson attack - Officers had driven to an emergency call in Folkestone when their car was set alight.
- Coronavirus: Primary schools back but mixed picture on turn-out - It is the first day back for some primary pupils in England - but heads say attendance ranges between 40% and 70%.
Scams On The Rise
Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013
KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.
The top ten are the rare metals scam, pensions liberation fraud, mobility aids, dodgy job offers (if it sounds too good to be true it probably is), lotteries, truancy fraud, wine scams, love (dating websites), land barking and carbon credit trading. It is important that you can spot a scam or fraud before it takes place, remember it can happen to anyone of us. Note: If it sounds too good to be true, it most likely is.