Copy
Rogue Trader / Fraud / Potential for Distraction Burglary
DISTRIBUTION:
All members
Dear <<First Name>>
On Wednesday (24th March), an elderly resident living in rural Yeovil was visited by a man claiming to work for a Loft Insulation Company. Prior to this they had received a phone call stating that their Loft insulation warranty was no longer valid as the previous company had become insolvent and they had to accept the visit to maintain the warranty. Once permitted access he was then supposedly looking at the loft hatch when the resident’s granddaughter arrived and noticed an unusual car parked on the driveway.
 
Upon entering the property, the granddaughter approached the male and noticed his lanyard did not contain his ID but a driving licence, he had no tools and was in poor health. The loft was not entered at any point and as such he was not left unattended with a photo being taken of the man concerned. The man left and was immediately reported to Police where enquiries are underway.
 
Do please remain alert to any potential bogus callers stating your Loft Insulation needs attention. How could they possibly know? If it needs work you will contact them, and if they are contacting you there is probably a good reason why they do not have enough work.
Click HERE to print this message to pass/send on to neighbours and friends
If you receive a scam email, do not click on anything in it, but forward it to report@phishing.gov.uk

Unless you have initiated the phone call NEVER PRESS 1 (or any other number)
Support ewatch by shopping on-line via easyfundraising. Over 4,000 companies will donate to us at no cost to you.  Click the logo to register..
If you wish to email your Village Leader please click on your village name below:
BAWDRIP   CATCOTT   CHILTON POLDEN   MOORLINCH
COSSINGTON   EDINGTON   WOOLAVINGTON 
 
SHAPWICK
Villages not listed may not have a Watch Scheme or may not be registered with the Polden Group.
Only use the "REPLY" feature if your message contains information that you wish the ewatch co-ordinator to share with all members.
If you see someone acting suspiciously around a neighbour’s property, call the police straight away. If they’re obviously breaking in, ring 999. Otherwise, call the non-emergency number 101: police operators are on hand 24/7.

If you have information about any crime, phone 101 or call anonymously CRIMESTOPPERS 0800 555 111
In an emergency dial 999

Ask for your call to be tagged Neighbourhood Watch.


Privacy Policy
Our mailing address is: co-ordinator@ewatch.org.uk                      unsubscribe from this list
Facebook
ewatch






This email was sent to <<Email Address>>
why did I get this?    unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences
Poldens Neighbourhood e-Watch · 27 Woolavington Hill · Woolavington · Bridgwater, Somerset TA7 8HG · United Kingdom

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp