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| October 23, 2018

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Police Remind Residents to be Vigilant Towards Fraud, as Thousands of Pounds Stolen

September 17, 2018 |

Sussex Police have reminded county residents to remain alert for bogus calls and visitors after several cases have cropped up in the past month, leaving many susceptible to fraud, with elderly people reportedly being most at risk.

 

In these … Read More

1 in 5 Youngsters Are Hacked on Social Media – How Safe Are Brighton’s Youths?

June 13, 2018 |

We are guilty of a little bit of oversharing on social media, be it your hundreds of holiday photos, or a story from a night out that no one needed to know, but what about when oversharing goes too far, … Read More

Nine Sentenced For Laundering Over £600,000 Of Elderly Victim’s Savings

January 12, 2018 |

Nine people were been sentenced on Monday at Lewes Crown Court for money laundering offences which took place all around the country.

In November, 11 people were convicted of money laundering offences following an investigation by the South East Regional Organised … Read More

Former BHS Boss on Trial in Brighton Court

January 10, 2018 |

The UK’s official pensions watchdog is grilling former British Home Stores (BHS) boss Dominic Chappell in a trial in Brighton.

The four-day trial opened at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on the morning of Monday 8th, with Chappell facing three charges of … Read More

£10,000 Sussex Money Launderer Convicted

January 2, 2018 |

A man who laundered thousands of pounds to fund his gambling addiction has been convicted in court.

At the end of June, Eclipse Financial Management Limited, an insurance broker based in Tangmere, overpaid Pen Underwriting £10,937.35. The client then contacted … Read More

Warnings Issued About Bogus Police Officer Fraud in Brighton

December 19, 2017 |

Police are warning about bogus police officers who have scammed two residents in Brighton out of thousands of pounds.

The fraudsters have called two elderly victims who have had building work carried out at their properties earlier this year, purporting … Read More

Serial Thief Given Eight Years For Defrauding Three Women

December 8, 2017 |

A man who befriended and then defrauded three women out of a total of £68,000 has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment following an investigation by Sussex Police.

Peter Berry, 51, unemployed, of New Forest Drive, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, was convicted … Read More

Sussex Police Issue National Warning about Phone Calls from Bogus Police Officers and Bank Staff

December 1, 2017 |

Sussex Police are supporting a national warning about the need for residents to be alert to a growing fraud in which criminals pose as police officers or bank staff and ask their victims to take part in a fake undercover … Read More

Card Cloaker Machine Found on Brighton Store’s ATM

July 15, 2016 |

What police believe to be a card skimming device has been recovered from a cash machine outside the Co-Operative store on Lewes Road Brighton. Police were alerted to the device after three people had reported problems with the cash machine. … Read More