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@samheselton suggest you hand them in to your nearest police station 06/07/2015 13:23:57

@johndhuck of course, please give us a call on 101 or email us at 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk 06/07/2015 11:26:55

@T2SecurityUK you are of course very welcome 06/07/2015 11:26:13

A man from #Bexhill tried to get out of traffic offences by lying that he had not been there. He did not succeed. http://t.co/cekAugGiun 06/07/2015 11:09:30

@mrsyoung85 you can find your local officer's contact details here: http://t.co/53yUFK77G8 06/07/2015 10:55:46

Five people seriously injured in #Brighton bus crash. Delared major incident and roads closed until at least 3pm. http://t.co/2dF9m6e6jY 06/07/2015 10:04:42

Chichester police station open to the public, Saturday 11 July - http://t.co/j1razGrss3 06/07/2015 09:57:47

RT @SECAmbulance: We're on scene at an RTC in Brighton involving two buses. Our staff are currently assessing & treating a number of patien@SECAmbHart 06/07/2015 09:37:11

@mrsyoung85 there is an offence of dangerous cycling. If there is a specific problem in your area suggest contacting you local officers 06/07/2015 09:17:17

@AndyDurrans hello Andy, you can complain about noise to your local council here: http://t.co/Gvmw9J21Ip 06/07/2015 09:09:26

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Bogus detective warning to bank customers

20 February 2013

Police are warning people in Sussex to beware of a man who is targeting elderly people by claiming to be investigating fraud on their bank accounts and trying to get them to transfer their money.

The man, who suggests that he is a detective sergeant from the Metropolitan Police or Greater Manchester Police, is known to have called nine people in Bognor Regis in the last week and one in Worthing on Monday (February 18).

PC Sarah Lallament, who is investigating the reports, said: "This man is targeting vulnerable elderly people by calling them and abusing the trust they place in the police. He tells them that their acccounts have been subject to fraud and then attempts to get them to transfer their money to another account, no doubt to steal it. Sometimes he claims that he has arrested a man and found that he has their bank details on a laptop computer.

"We are liaising with the banks and the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau and we need to know just how widespread this man's activities are. If you have had one of these calls in the last week or so, please let us know by calling 101 and quoting serial number 642 of 15/02.

"Neither the police or banks would try to get you to transfer money by phone. If you have any doubts about a caller, ask for their name and then call them back through the main switchboard number for the bank, which you'll find on statements of other correspondence, or 101 for the police."

For more details on protecting youself against bank account fraud, visit http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/fraud-az-bank-account-fraud

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