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This message is dated Monday 14th October 2019 - Maidenhead

Alert message sent 14/10/2019 15:43:00

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This message is dated Monday 23rd October 2019 for Maidenhead.
  
I AM ON A/L FOR THREE WEEKS, SO MESSAGES WILL BE THIN ON THE GROUND !
 
RE MY CRIME INFORMATION SENT LAST WEEK.
 
I have had this from Peter our CCTV Guru:
 
Hi Jeff,

typo alert!
 
The doorbell camera is HD quality not HDD (which means Hard Disk Drive) J
 
Regards
 
Peter
 

I just though HDD meant ‘best quality’ !!!
 
NEXT:  From Rodney:
 
Hi Jeff.
 
Just a comment that there are several video doorbells available that do not require WiFi.
 
They are as simple to install, as a standard wired doorbell. They use a wire, to connect to a screen inside the home.
 
They record the video footage to a memory card. They obviously do not allow you to see package etc deliveries remotely on a mobile phone, but if you are home all day, as many vulnerable adults are, they do allow you to see and talk to callers, without opening the door to them.
 
Keep up the good work.
 
Thanks,
 
Rodney
 
Many thanks Rodney - we can cover everyone !
 
 
NEXT:  Another SEXTORTION case. This case was a woman talking to a scammer man online !
The woman was going through a divorce and was very low.  A man online took an interest in her, talking to to her frequently and paying a lot of attention.    He asked her to register an app - Kick me, which she did - so that they could talk privately !  The man was very persuasive and got her to take intimate photos, which she sent to him.  As soon as he had them, his attitude changed.  He said he knew where she worked and unless she did as he said, he would send them to her employer.
 
PLEASE, PLEASE - DO NOT TAKE, OR SEND, PHOTOS YOU WOULD NOT BE HAPPY FOR YOUR FAMILY TO SEE - YOU KNOW IT MAKES SENSE !!!
 
NEXT:  A young woman was chatting to a man on Instagram, when he asked her if she wanted to make £1,000.  She said yes and passed over all her bank details including her PIN number - later she found he had stolen £360 !!
 
DON’T LET IT BE YOU !!!!
 
CRIME
MAIDENHEAD CENTRAL:

maidenheadcentralnhpt@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
12/10  Saturday midnight / 8.45 a.m.  King’s Grove.  The owner returned to find the car doors open.  THE CAR HAD BEEN ENTERED BY UNKNOWN MEANS.  Gym bag and wallet stolen.
 
RIVERSIDE & BELMONT:
NO CRIME TO REPORT.
 
MAIDENHEAD WEST

maidenheadwestnhpt@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
BISHAM, COOKHAM, HURLEY, THE WALTHAMS, LITTLEWICK GREEN & KNOWL HILL:
11/10 - 12/10  Friday 6 p.m. / Saturday 9.50 a.m.  High Street, Hurley.  Engine stolen from a boat parked on a driveway.  On the 14th the witness phoned back to say a trolly, she believed to belong to the owner, had now also been removed.  The thieves had obviously brought it with them to remove the engine.
 
PINKNEYS GREEN & FURZE PLATT:
12/10  Saturday 11p.m.  Mallow Park.  Burglary.  The owners returned to see lights on in the house.  As soon as they drove up a kitchen light went off, so they immediately phoned the police.  The Police arrived almost immediately and entered the house.  There had been a very untidy search - jewellery stolen.
 
MAIDENHEAD SOUTH
maidenheadsouthnhpt@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk
BOYN HILL, COX GREEN & WOODLANDS PARK:
12/10  Saturday 9.30 p.m./ 10 p.m.. Cox Green Road.  Attempted Burglary.  Some of the family went out.  Others at home heard a noise and went to investigate, they found that someone has smashed the patio doors but made off when disturbed.  There was also damage around the lock.
12/10 - 13/10  Saturday 4 p.m. / Sunday 8 a.m.  Ross Road.  A witness reports that a neighbours flat has been broken into.  A window has been smashed - no further details at this time.
12/10 - 13/10 Saturday 9 p.m. / Sunday 8 30 a.m.  Priors Way.  Attempted burglary.  Front door handle knocked off and CCTV camera moved.  No entry gained.
12/10 - 13/10  Saturday 5 p.m. / Sunday 2.30 p.m.  Cox Green Road.  Burglary.    Rear garden gate forced to gain entry to rear garden.  Then entry via unlocked conservatory door.  Untidy search of entire house.  Cash stolen from a wallet - cards ignored, iPhone 6, 2 white shirts, a polo shirt and an epilator stolen.
11/10 Friday 7.30 a.m. / 4.15 p.m.  School, Highfield Lane.  Bike stolen from bike shed.  A black, Giant Boulder, mountain bike.
 
OLDFIELD, BRAY & HOLYPORT:
11/10 - 12/10  Friday 10 p.m. / Saturday 0.45 a.m.  Burglary.  Shoppenhangers Road.  The police were called by a witness, who reported what appeared to be an abandoned car.  When the arrived, they found a house insecure and an untidy search carried out inside.  The offenders had entered via a side garden gate, piled up garden furniture to climb onto a flat roof extension.  They have then reached in through a small transom window to open a a larger window and climbed inside.  Untidy search of the entire property.  Nothing reported as yet, but keys and 2 cars stolen.  1.  A silver, Mercedes A class index  RA ** ZNK.  2.  The second Mercedes was abandoned when it went out of control.  This has been recovered by the Police.
 
MEMBERS’ COMMENTS:
 
FIRST: SCAM EMAIL was in my TVP inbox twice !
 
It was not addressed to anyone, had no header and just gives a foreign name and says that I had been selected out of a list of potential beneficiaries to share in $5m - please respond if you are interested !
 
The email to reply looks Spanish
 
DON’T DO IT !
 
NEXT:  from Jayne.  She has received a text to say that ‘they’ were unable to process her last ‘bill ‘no details as to what it was for - to avoid fees ………click on the link to update all your billing information.
 
DON’T DO IT !
 
NEXT: from Ann:
 
Hi Jeff,
 
I have had half a dozen similar emails, during the past two weeks, for different amounts, from different companies.  They say that I have ‘failed to make a payment’.  It goes on to say, that the payment may have been made, but is not yet showing.  It then gives a Link, to go to the Resolution Centre, to resolve any outstanding issues on the account.
 
I forwarded them to spoof@ PayPal.com which replied with thanks, telling me to check my PayPal account and delete the email. Nothing appears on my account, they are obviously phishing, but there is a risk that vulnerable people might click on them and reply, thus giving the spammers their details.
 
Ann
 
Thanks Ann

 
NEXT: from Pauline:
 
Hi Jeff
I believe the email below is a very elaborate scam. As you can see it has been sent to someone else and I have been copied into it.
 
I'm a retired teacher and have nothing to do with any sort of building works and know no one, by called ‘Steve Hill’, so I can't see that it was a simple mistake.  I'm presuming, they think I will open the PDF to find out what this is about and then whatever nefarious activity they are involved in, will kick in.
 
If you think that it is a scam perhaps you can warn all your subscribers.
 
Kind regards
 
Pauline
 
The email says that they have been trying to make contact, but the email is not addressed, it merely says - ‘hello’.  But for some reason emails have failed.  It then goes on to talk about wall insulation.
 
A copy of the survey is attached - presumably if you have not been involved, you may open the link to see the ‘Survey’.
 
DON’T DO IT !
 
 
Please consider using our online reporting system but please note this reporting tool is not for use where a crime happening right now, the suspect is still at the scene, or anyone seriously injured or in immediate danger.
 
https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/
 
follow us on Facebook:
 
https://www.facebook.com/TVPWindsorandMaidenhead
 
Eyes, ears.....and Brain
 
Jeff
Jeffrey.pick@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk

 
 
Over the last few months, NHW in Maidenhead has seen a resurgence in interest and activity.  Existing schemes have been revitalised and new schemes have been set up with many new members joining and are helping make a difference to the community by creating, for us all, a safer place to live. 
 
To find your nearest NHW scheme please go to
 
https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/advice/advice-and-information/wsi/watch-schemes-initiatives/neighbourhood-watch/
 
Or
 
https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/
 
Simply enter your postcode and join.
 
Alternatively, you could start a Scheme yourself, in your own street. Just sign in, register and map your area, or contact the Scheme Administrator for Maidenhead,  John Diack at johndiack@hotmail.com

 
Message sent by
Jeffrey Pick (Police, Community Engagement & Resilience Officer, Windsor & Maidenhead LPA)

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