Category Archives: Staffordshire

Scam Warning About Threatening Emails

Staffordshire Police is warning computer users not to be fooled by cyber criminals who send threatening emails in an attempt to trick them into transferring cash. The fraudster, who has a Brazilian email address, contacts his victims via email and … Continue reading

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HMRC Scam in the Tamworth Area

Staffordshire Police are receiving increasing calls in the Tamworth are regarding people ringing local residents posing as HMRC officials either stating residents are owed money by HMRC or they owe HMRC money. This is a Scam and unfortunately, local residents … Continue reading

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Beware of Courier Fraud

Staffordshire Police are reminding people to be aware of courier fraud where offenders are cold calling victims purporting to be police officers with the intention of obtaining personal and financial information. In recent weeks, a number of victims have received … Continue reading

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Purse Thefts in the Tamworth Area

Over the recent weeks, there has been a rise in purse and wallet thefts in Tamworth town centre and Ventura Park where organised groups are targeting unsuspecting victims in those areas. Staffordshire Police are appealing to residents to be more … Continue reading

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Fraudulent HMRC Calls to the Tamworth Area

Staffordshire Police are reporting that there has been a current trend of calls being reported from Tamworth residents stating they have received calls from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. Criminals are trying to obtain people details over the phone stating … Continue reading

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Drugs, Weapons and Cash Seized in Police Raids in Tamworth

Staffordshire Police have seized drugs, weapons, stolen items and cash in a series of raids at addresses in Tamworth. Between 21 September and 1 October, five addresses in the Glascote and Belgrave areas were targeted under Misuse of Drugs Act … Continue reading

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Car Key Alert from Staffordshire Police

Staffordshire Police are reminding residents to be on their guard and to review home and vehicle security following an increase in the number of burglaries where offenders have targeted the property with a view to stealing the keys and vehicle … Continue reading

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