North Yorkshire Police has received reports of meat suppliers and farm shops in the county taking large quantity orders over the phone which are then paid for using multiple credit card details, believed to have been stolen. Payment does not clear prior to the goods being dispatched and is resulting in thousands of pounds worth […]
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Officers stopped the car they were travelling in on the Whitby to Guisborough Road at Scaling Dam earlier today (10 April). After searching the car, officers discovered a large amount of cash – believed to be several thousands of pounds, hidden in cavity. The pair, who are aged 28 and 29 were arrested on suspicion […]
North Yorkshire Police has seen a rise in the number of people who have lost large amounts of money after transferring funds to fraudsters posing as bona fide banking or financial institutions. Fraudsters target individuals who may be looking for a better return on their savings by creating fake investment funds or bonds and cloning […]
North Yorkshire Police has had a number of reports of fraud related to Coronavirus over the last few months and whilst this doesn’t show any signs of stopping, we are on hand to help keep you safe. Below you can find a round-up of the latest scams that we’ve had reported and most importantly, how […]