Fake Grant Fraud Alert…!

Individuals and businesses are being warned to watch out for cold calls and online contact from fraudsters who are offering victims the opportunity to apply for Government grants for an advance fee. To make the grants look legitimate fraudsters have set up bogus companies and convincing looking websites that claim to be operating on behalf … Continue reading Fake Grant Fraud Alert…!

Police urge vigilance following local scam report

Residents are urged to be vigilant following a scam reported in Chippenham and Calne. On Tuesday 29 August, two men aged in their 90s, received calls from a man claiming to be a detective. The ‘detective’ told both men that money had been taken from their bank accounts and to assist police with ongoing enquiries, … Continue reading Police urge vigilance following local scam report