201708.16
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£12,000 Compensation for Police Officer Bitten by Fleas

Fleas bit a West Midlands Police officer and caused injury. It is alleged fleas trespassed in a carpet or on an animal in a building. The details of the fleas’ offences are unknown and the exact whereabouts of the fleas is also unknown. The creatures evaded arrest and are still at large however they are…

201703.08
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Police Warn Preston Shoppers of ‘Card Skimming’ Scam

Lancashire Police say they have received a number of reports about so-called credit card ‘skimming’ devices. Shoppers in and around Preston are warned to be aware of it. Credit card skimming is theft. Pure and simple. A thief may not take the actual card but they steal its identification details which equals theft and fraud….

201701.30
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A Police Force Pays £750,000 in Compensation

According to local Surrey press, a 153 successful compensation claims were made against Surrey Police in 2016. The claims involved damaged property, assault, and breaching the Human Rights Act. Surrey Police force paid out more than £750,000 in compensation. One such compensation claim bizarrely included a letter not being posted. Some online remarks to describe…

201709.12
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Uninsured Drivers – What do I do if I’m in an Accident?

Driving on a road you never really know what to expect; being involved in a road traffic accident is bad enough. But having a road traffic accident that is not your fault with an uninsured driver is your worst nightmare. What should you do? In any normal accident, it’s required that you exchange insurance details….

201702.22
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Things You Need to Know About Mobile Phones & Driving

It’s hard to forget lorry driver Tomasz Kroker scrolling through music on his mobile phone seconds before he crashed into a car, killing a Mum and three children. The warning is – don’t use a mobile phone while driving. Tracy Houghton, 45, her sons Ethan, 13, and 11-year-old Josh, and stepdaughter Aimee Goldsmith, 11, were…

201702.14
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Crash for Cash Gang Behind Bars

Following a successful court trial and investigation by the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) and Derbyshire Police, gang members committing ‘crashes for cash’ have been convicted of fraud. 5 people were charged with fraud. Among them were Mohammed Asghar, Dharminder Nagra and Davinder Nagra. 7 other defendants have also pleaded guilty to the charge of conspiracy…

201612.16
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Have you been involved in a car accident?

Here’s what to do if you are in a car accident and the steps you should take. It may seem a bit obvious but the first step is don’t panic. If you allow yourself to get distressed, you won’t be able to think clearly. If you aren’t seriously hurt and if it’s safe to do…