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Penny Lancaster, 50, is seen on patrol for the first time since becoming a qualified police officer as she issues a stern warning to a pedestrian in London

The model, 50, who is married to singer Rod Stewart, obtained her police badge in April She is a qualified Special Constable with the City Of London Police force On Wednesday, Penny said that she hadn't made any arrests during her five duties to date, but did offer her help to a suicidal woman

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Penny Lancaster, 50, is seen on patrol for the first time since becoming a qualified police officer as she issues a stern warning to a pedestrian in London

Statement from Assistant Commissioner Sutherland following the conclusion of the second inquest into terrorist attack at Fishmongers' Hall

Statement from Assistant Commissioner Alistair Sutherland following the conclusion of the second inquest into terrorist attack at Fishmongers' Hall: “During this inquest into the death of the attacker at Fishmongers’ Hall in 2019, the actions of armed officers were once again rightly scrutinised. “Once again City of London Police firearms officers responded to a terrorist attack, arriving first on scene within two minutes of the 999 call to confront an extremely dangerous individual wearing what appeared to be a credible explosive suicide belt, and who had caused the deaths of two innocent young people and seriously injured others whilst armed with knives.

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Statement from Assistant Commissioner Sutherland following the conclusion of the second inquest into terrorist attack at Fishmongers' Hall

Penny Lancaster admits husband Rod Stewart was 'nervous' about her new police job

PENNY LANCASTER has spoken of the reservations held by her husband, Rod Stewart when she swapped fame to become a police officer. Former model Penny Lancaster shocked fans when she announced that she would be joining the police. The 50-year-old admits that her family were initially anxious about her decision.

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Penny Lancaster admits husband Rod Stewart was 'nervous' about her new police job

Victims lose over £63m to investment scams - how to protect yourself

Victims lost over £63m to investment fraud scams on social media, figures show FIGURES released by the City of London Police show criminals continue to use popular social media apps to advertise investment scams and contact potential victims. More than £63m was lost nationally by victims of investment fraud who referred to a social media platform in their report to Action Fraud, the national reporting centre for fraud and cyber crime.

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Victims lose over £63m to investment scams - how to protect yourself

Milton Keynes residents warned against social media investment fraud scams

Last year, Action Fraud reported over £63 million was lost nationally by victims of investment fraud, many of who were contacted via social media. During a 12 month period, 5,039 reports of investment fraud made reference to a social media platform, with 44.7 per cent of reports stating the fake commodity they had been scammed into investing in was a type of cryptocurrency.

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Milton Keynes residents warned against social media investment fraud scams

Six scams you need to be aware of and what to look out for

6 scams that are circulating and what you need to look out for Victims have lost more than £63 million to investment scams posted on social media, police have said. Figures released by the City of London Police showed the value of the number of reported investment frauds where victims referred to an online platform.

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Six scams you need to be aware of and what to look out for

First of its kind conviction after man jailed for submitting false documents to High Court

A man has been jailed for six years after submitting fraudulent documents to the High Court, in the first conviction of its kind in the UK Shahrooz Ghassemian, 47, of no fixed address, submitted a number of fraudulent payment schedules and false court orders to The Royal Courts of Justice in London and the Court Funds Office in Scotland in an attempt to get money paid into three separate bank accounts in the name of his mother, after her property was sold as the result of a court order.

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First of its kind conviction after man jailed for submitting false documents to High Court

Police sound warning over social media sites driving scam investments

Youngsters feel brunt of fraudulent offers to make easy money Investors have lost £63m to scammers flogging fraudulent investments on social media apps during the pandemic, The City of London Police revealed. Over the past 12 months, 5,039 reports of investment fraud were made citing social media platforms, with 44.7% of reports stating the fake commodity they had been scammed into investing in was a type of cryptocurrency.

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Police sound warning over social media sites driving scam investments

Fraudsters steal more than £63m in scams posted on social media

These types of scams have "increased significantly" since the start of the pandemic, police have warned Scammers have stolen more than £63 million through investment scams posted on social media, police have said. Figures released by the City of London Police showed the value of the number of reported investment frauds where victims referred to an online platform.

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Fraudsters steal more than £63m in scams posted on social media

New figures reveal victims lost over £63m to investment fraud scams on social media

Figures released by the City of London Police show criminals continue to use popular social media apps to advertise investment scams and contact potential victims. Over £63m was lost nationally by victims of investment fraud who referred to a social media platform in their report to Action Fraud, the national reporting centre for fraud and cyber crime.

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New figures reveal victims lost over £63m to investment fraud scams on social media

Fraudster tried to eat the evidence when caught in £22,000 scam

Afraudster tried to eat the evidence when he was caught out by police in a £22,000 medical insurance scam. Cormac McCollum, 26, was caught red-handed as he shoveled torn-up documents into his mouth in a bizarre bid to escape justice. He had mocked up fake bank statements, medical letters, and a plane ticket to claim on travel insurance policies, pretending his partner and mother had both needed emergency treatment while abroad.

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Fraudster tried to eat the evidence when caught in £22,000 scam

Live updates as police and RNLI search Thames by London Bridge

A helicopter has been spotted circling overhead A large emergency service presence has been seen next to London Bridge with police and a RNLI team spotted searching the River Thames. Police and RNLI boats were seen on the Thames by onlookers at around 3.20pm today (Sunday, May 23).

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Live updates as police and RNLI search Thames by London Bridge

CCTV issued after 'vicious' Tower Bridge attack leaves man with facial injuries

Tower Bridge: CCTV released after unprovoked assault CCTV images have been released after two youths allegedly assaulted a man on Tower Bridge, leaving him with serious facial injuries. The two suspects were part of a group of three that attacked the victim on the bridge at around 8.10pm on April 16.

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CCTV issued after 'vicious' Tower Bridge attack leaves man with facial injuries

Jewellers urged to play their part in preventing courier fraud scams

City of London Police is urging jewellers to be vigilant and help spot customers who may have fallen victim to a scam, after an increase in courier frauds against vulnerable people. Criminals are targeting elderly and other vulnerable people by pretending to be police officers and asking them to purchase high value items such as prestige watches or gold bullion.

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Jewellers urged to play their part in preventing courier fraud scams

Police cordon off central London streets due to 'suspicious package'

It's the second similar incident police have responded to in the area in a matter of hours Police are investigating a "suspicious package" found in central London, closing four streets in the process. Noble Street, Martin Le Grand, London Wall and Cheapside are all currently closed in both directions while police deal with the incident.

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Police cordon off central London streets due to 'suspicious package'

DO YOU KNOW THESE TWO YOUTHS? Police appeal for information after a serious assault on Tower Bridge

The City of London Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying two youths believed to have seriously assaulted a man on Tower Bridge on 16 April 2021, which resulted in serious facial injuries. Officers have today, Wednesday 19 May 2021 released images of the men they wish to identify following the unprovoked attack in the City.

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DO YOU KNOW THESE TWO YOUTHS? Police appeal for information after a serious assault on Tower Bridge

Store manager of a counterfeit shop in Cheetham Hill sentenced

The store manager of a shop in Cheetham Hill Manchester, who imported counterfeit goods and distributed them internationally, has been sentenced.On Monday 10 May 2021, Husamaclin Karimi, 28, of Birkdale Street, Manchester, was sentenced at Tameside Magistrates' Court to four months imprisonment, suspended for two years; four month curfew from 19:00 to 07:00; and to the forfeiture and destruction order in respect of all counterfeit items seized.

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Store manager of a counterfeit shop in Cheetham Hill sentenced

Sky Garden shut down by police after accidental lockdown breach

The Sky Garden at the ‘Walkie Talkie’ building had to be shut down by police last month after accidentally opening up too early from lockdown.The venue, which boasts panoramic views of London from the 36th floor of the tower at 20 Fenchurch Street, was “open and operating in breach of Covid-19 regulations” on April 12, according to City of London Police records.

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Sky Garden shut down by police after accidental lockdown breach