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Non-Emergency Enquiries: 101

Publication Review Fraud - August 2017

We are urging landlords and business owners to be on their guard following two reports of a male trying to obtain payment for a beer review publication.

The male entered public houses in Newcastle and Leek purporting to be from a beer review magazine and stated he needed payment for the publication of a review.  Unfortunately monies were handed over in one incident.

We are currently investigating the incidents and anyone with any information is asked to contact us on 101 quoting incident number 295 of 3 August.

We would urge landlords and business owners to never hand over monies or make payments without verifying the transaction first.

If you suspect you have been a victim of fraud please contact   Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040.