Crime

Crime

Northumbria Police cracks down on fraud

More than £1 million of fraudulent transactions have been prevented thanks to an initiative which sees Northumbria Police work with banks to protect vulnerable people being swindled out of their savings.

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Hate crime is on the increase.

Don’t suffer hate crime in silence

A hate incident is any that the victim, or anyone else, thinks is based on someone’s prejudice towards them because of their race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or because they are transgender.

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Beware of council tax phone scam

Northumberland County Council’s Trading Standards Service is urging residents to be on their guard following a complaint about a council tax telephone scam.

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