Pam Harris send this very useful information:
|Crimes Against Older People summary of reported crimes in August 2018
This month there were 7 recorded scam/fraud/rogue trader incidents involving significant financial loss to victims. Over £12,000 in cash was taken from victims who had kept large amounts of cash at home.
Tips to stay safe
§ Do not keep large amounts of cash at home. You are unlikely to need more than £50 emergency money.
§ For information on increasing the security of your home contact the Wandsworth Council Community Safety team on 020 8871 6567 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dates to remember
Saturday 8 September 2018 Cuppa with a copper event at Putney Exchange from 10am.
Wednesday 12 September 2018 Fraud/Scam awareness event, 1.45pm-3.30pm, St Michael’s Church, SW18 5TT.
Saturday 15 September 2018 Battersea Square Street Fair, 11am-4pm, Battersea Square, SW11
Thursday 29 November 2018 Age UK Wandsworth AGM, Civic Suite, Wandsworth Town Hall.