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Mole Valley Beat Monday Update 29th Jan 2018

Alert message sent 29/01/2018 12:48:00

Information sent on behalf of Surrey Police

Hello Everyone : Please check your garage is secure - after reports of garages being forced and broken into in the vicinity of Edenside Road Bookham - please report any break ins or thefts via 101 or online at  . 

Reducing garage, shed and garden crime

  • Use good quality fixings and a padlock to secure doors
  • Use anti-tamper screws in door hinges
    If possible, lock any windows
  • Fit a mains or battery powered alarm
    Use a forensic coding product to 'property mark' all valuable tools and equipment with your postcode/house number
  • If possible, secure lawnmowers and other valuable equipment to a shed or garage wall
  • Lock tools away when you aren't using them.

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is today urging the public to be vigilant to the threat of online investment fraud.
  • £87,410 lost to binary options fraud every day in the UK according to figures from Action Fraud. 
  • Under 25’s are six times more likely to trust an investment offer made via social media.
  • Online overtakes phone as most common contact method for investment fraudsters

To reduce the chance of falling victim to investment fraud:

  • Reject unsolicited investment offers whether made online, on social media or over the phone.
  • Before investing, check the FCA Register to see if the firm or individual you are dealing with is authorised and check the FCA Warning List of firms to avoid.
  • Get impartial advice before investing.

If you think you have been a victim of fraud you should report it to Action Fraud by calling 0300 123 20 40 or by using the online reporting tool




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Andy Reid (Surrey Police, InTheKnow.Community Administrator, Mole Valley)

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