Scam Alert

In News by Bembridge PC

It may be winter but that doesn’t seem to stop the rogue traders and door knockers from preying on Island residents. We have had reports of Tree and landscaping traders knocking doors in the Ryde …

Scam Alert

In News by Bembridge PC

Scam Messages – Beware of text, emails and Social Media messages purporting to be from Argos. The message will be asking you to click on a link which will take you to a website controlled …

Isle of Wight talented athlete scheme open for applications

In News by Bembridge PC

The Talented Athlete Programme sponsored discount scheme is now open for budding Island sporting stars. The council’s sports unit is now accepting applications for the 2020 scheme, aimed at helping gifted sports people reach their …

Scam Alert

In News by Bembridge PC

Trading Standards are warning residents to be aware of scammers purporting to be from the council. We have had reports this week about a variety of scams that seem to be doing the rounds at …

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Scam – Phishing Email

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ONLINE SHOPPING – Beware of phishing emails from unknown shops, offering good deals as part of Black Friday & Cyber Monday. Criminals can clone websites and post them under different web addresses so they look …

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Scam – Social Media

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ONLINE SHOPPING – Beware of “legit” companies giving away gift cards, coupons and vouchers on social media (Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp etc.). Criminals are using this to get people clicking on links, giving away personal information …

Netflix Scam

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Isle of Wight Council Trading Standards are warning residents to be aware of a new Netflix scam/phishing email that is going around. Emails are being sent from a fake Netflix email account saying ‘updating your …