Hampshire village pub is targeted by Sudanese scammers

A tiny country pub in the heart of the Hampshire countryside is caught up in an international nightmare which could rob its customers of their savings. The website of The Oak, in the small village of Smannell, near Andover, with just 1,330 residents, has been hijacked and ‘mirrored’ online by tricksters 5,000 miles away in … Read more

Woman arrested after texting sister April Fool that her workplace was targeted by active shooter

March 16: Eight people, including six Asian women, are killed in three separate shootings at spas in the Atlanta area. Suspect Robert Aaron Long, 21, has not been charged specifically with a hate crime in the incident. March 17: Five people are shot in a drive-by shooting in Stockton, California while preparing a vigil. None … Read more

Priti Patel is targeted by social media smear over fake news that she spent £77,000 on her eyebrows

Home Secretary Priti Patel is at the centre of a ‘fake news’ smear campaign over false claims that she wasted tens of thousands of taxpayers’ money on eyebrow-grooming treatments. Social-media sites were being used to spread the story after an article was published by a website which highlighted a string of ‘perplexing’ expense claims submitted by … Read more

Priti Patel is targeted by social media smear over fake news that she spent £77,000 on her eyebrows

Home Secretary Priti Patel is at the centre of a ‘fake news’ smear campaign over false claims that she wasted tens of thousands of taxpayers’ money on eyebrow-grooming treatments. Social-media sites were being used to spread the story after an article was published by a website which highlighted a string of ‘perplexing’ expense claims submitted by … Read more

Beyonce’s storage units ‘targeted by thieves who stole $1MILLION of goods’

Beyonce’s storage units ‘targeted by thieves who stole $1MILLION of designer handbags and dresses’ By Charlotte Dean For Mailonline Published: 10:05 GMT, 27 March 2021 | Updated: 10:05 GMT, 27 March 2021 Beyonce‘s storage unit has reportedly been targeted by thieves who stole $1million worth of valuables including designer handbags and dresses. The 39-year-old singer is … Read more

Polish burglary gang jailed over professional crime spree that targeted wealthy South East homes

A burglary gang who flew in and out of the UK to rob at five upmarket homes in a month and returned home to Poland for Christmas in the midst of their crime spree have been jailed.   The four ‘well-organised and forensically aware’ Polish nationals communicated over walkie-talkies to avoid being tracked by mobile phone signals. … Read more

The cowboy locksmiths: Families targeted by new breed of rogue trader

Homeowners are being scammed out of tens of thousands of pounds by a wave of rogue locksmiths who ‘bully’ their victims into submission. Families are being warned against a new crop of cowboy tradesmen who promise quick-fix jobs before threatening to lock people out of their homes if they don’t pay extortionate bills. Online giant … Read more

Commuter is targeted in fraud probe after receiving £1,100 payout for repeated train delays

Miscarriage of justice: Commuter is targeted in fraud probe after receiving £1,100 payout for repeated train delays Greater Anglia accepted Karen Ward’s claims were genuine and paid out £1,100 But volume of claims raised eyebrows at train company and ‘inconsistencies’ Company may ask her to ‘repay any claims proved to have been fraudulent’  By Richard … Read more

Commuter is targeted in fraud probe after receiving £1,100 payout for repeated train delays

Miscarriage of justice: Commuter is targeted in fraud probe after receiving £1,100 payout for repeated train delays Greater Anglia accepted Karen Ward’s claims were genuine and paid out £1,100 But volume of claims raised eyebrows at train company and ‘inconsistencies’ Company may ask her to ‘repay any claims proved to have been fraudulent’  By Richard … Read more

Kate Garraway reveals she’s been targeted by cruel scammers pretending to be the NHS

MARCH  2020 Kate revealed she and Prince Charles had got ‘relatively close’ at the Prince’s Trust Awards on March 11 – Charles was diagnosed with coronavirus in mid-March.   She said: ‘Around the 29/30 March, I came home came in and said [to Derek] ‘god you look ill.’ ‘He said he had a headache, numbness in his right hand, … Read more