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Cybercrime & Frauds

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Whether you are checking your emails on the go, updating your Facebook status, online banking or chatting to your friends on webcam, technology plays a big part in our everyday lives so it is important to stay safe.

That is why we have created this cybercrime and fraud hub where you can find helpful information and advice around protecting yourself both online and in the real world.

Here you will find support on a range of topics from social media security, cyber bullying, child sexual exploitation and online fraud.

 

 

 
 

 

 

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Businesses set to benefit from cyber security advice

Businesses set to benefit from cyber security advice
Description
Businesses in Derbyshire are set to receive cyber security advice thanks to the appointment of a new advisor.
Date:
14/09/2017

Scam letter warning from Hadfield and Tintwistle Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team

Scam letter warning from Hadfield and Tintwistle Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team
Description
Officers from the Hadfield and Tintwistle Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team are warning residents to be wary of scam letters.
Date:
08/06/2017

Police in Buxton go back to school for cyberbullying and internet safety talk

Police in Buxton go back to school for cyberbullying and internet safety talk
Description
Officers from the Buxton Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team have gone back to school to talk about online safety.
Date:
08/06/2017

New Digital PCSO joins the fight against cybercrime

New Digital PCSO joins the fight against cybercrime
Description
After more than ten years of life of the beat, Police Community Support Officer James Land has become Derbyshire's latest Digital PCSO.
Date:
05/06/2017

Police and pupils talk cyberbullying in Buxton

Police and pupils talk cyberbullying in Buxton
Description
A Safer Neighbourhood officer has gone back to class to talk all things cyberbullying with pupils in Buxton.
Date:
08/03/2017
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Videos

Get Safe Online

GetSafeOnline.org have created the following video to highlight how our phones - and subsequently our personal information - can be hacked into.

NCA Video - #CyberChoices

The video below, produced by the NCA, uses a clever blend of humour and seriousness to highlight their message. It shows two overly naïve parents talking about their son’s skills with a computer without knowing exactly what they’re talking about, or, more crucially, what their son has actually been up to.

Money Muling

What is 'Money Muling'? Watch this short video to find out and get advice on how to avoid such scams.

Romance Fraud

Romance fraud is an ever-increasing scam, with Action Fraud receiving an average of one dating fraud reported every 3 hours. Read more here and watch the video below.

Useful links and contacts


Childline - Call on 0800 1111

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) – Call on 0870 000 3344 or contact via the online form - http://ceop.police.uk/contact-us

Crimestoppers – https://crimestoppers-uk.org/

Cyber Essentials - www.cyberessentials.org

Cyber Aware - www.cyberaware.gov.uk

Derbyshire Safe Guarding Children Board – Call on 01629 535716 or visit the website http://www.derbyshirescb.org.uk/

Digital Stalking - www.digital-stalking.com

Fearless - https://fearless.org/cyber-crime

Get Safe Online - https://www.getsafeonline.org/

National Stalking Helpline – Call on 0808 802 0300 or e-mail the Helpline at advice@stalkinghelpline.org

NSPCC Helpline – Call on 0800 800 500

Think U Know – http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk

Think Jessica - http://www.thinkjessica.com

 

Do you need a quick answer to a general question? Then we recommend you visit the national Ask The Police web site.