TIPS TO STAY SAFE
In 2019 people were scammed out of £1.2 of billion and 55% of victims were over 50 years old.
Things to note are:
2021/22 Annual Report
Community Safety - Looking back
2021 continued to show a decline in crimes in Harpenden.
Things to be aware of include:
Drug use. Boys start by the age of 11 and by age of 16, 1 in 10 are regular users. Help and info on
Lock your car. A police check found many cars left unlocked and there is an increase in keyless car thefts so use a metal container to keep remotes in to stop them being hacked.
Scam phone calls and cold callers.
Fake bank apps used by sellers on internet ask for your bank details.
Fake charities- check on www.gov.uk/check charity