Fraud and Cybercrime Summary – Hillingdon – Jan 2021

Please see attached the latest Fraud and Cybercrime Summary for our Borough.

Money lost through scams is literally wasted money – it can be lost in a click, but these losses can be avoided simply be being aware of the latest scams and tricks that could come your way by email, text or phone call.

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Let’s all be cyber-aware and try to bring down the total lost to scammers each month on our Borough – the attached chart shows a clear peak in the period before Christmas when online activity is at its highest, but the amount lost in January – half a million on Hillingdon alone – is worthy of everyone’s attention.

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Dave Ludlow
Community Coordinator