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Commissioner calls for country-wide effort to tackle fraud ‘postcode lottery’ following national report

Clive Grunshaw, national Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) lead for Fraud and Cyber Crime, has supported calls for more consistency in the way that police forces tackle fraud, and called for the Government to invest funds to not only help officers hunt down those responsible but also focus more on preventing crimes taking place. Carried out by Her […]

2 April, 2019

Don’t get less than you bargain for this Cyber Monday

  Online shoppers across Lancashire are being warned to ‘think before they click’ as Cyber Monday continues one of the busiest weekends for online shopping. Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, who is the Association of Police and Crime Commissioner’s portfolio lead ¬†on fraud and cybercrime, has warned online shoppers about the dangers of buying safely online. In recent […]

27 November, 2017

Preventing online fraud is key as World Elder Abuse Day focuses on financial exploitation

As we increasingly live our lives through the internet – shopping, banking and socialising online – crime, especially fraud is a growing concern. We know that when it comes to these offences the criminals will relentlessly target the most vulnerable in our society, especially older people. Research for the United Nations released as part of today’s World Elder Abuse Awareness […]

15 June, 2017

More support for victims of crime in Lancashire

More victims of crime will be able to access support as Lancashire Victim Services looks to expand to help more people. The service, set up by Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw in April 2015, expects to grow to receive more than 60,000 referrals in future years and is set to extend the support it offers to include domestic […]

13 September, 2016
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