More on-Line Nonsense coming Our Way

Scam alert

Police across the region are warning of yet another e-mail scam doing the rounds. These images are of high quality phishing emails being sent to individuals and businesses. Police warn that this Phishing email attempts to persuade potential victims to click a link or open an attachment, or … [Read more...]

Unwanted Body Work, Cannonvale

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Police are warning local motorists to be on the lookout for car vandals in the Cannonvale area. Senior Constable Steve Smith says owners of a car parked up in a car park on Galbraith Park Drive, Cannonvale on June 3 got an unwanted surprise. “While the car was briefly unattended, a vandal has … [Read more...]

And Here’s Another Scam

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Here’s a screen shot of a scam Origin Email bill that Police say is doing the rounds across the region. Police say information has been received today that this phishing email has been running hot across the region this week. It’s a phishing email is one designed by a criminal to masquerade as … [Read more...]

Statement from Police Commissioner Ian Stewart

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“It is with great sadness that I confirm the death of one of our own whilst on duty in the Lockyer Valley today. On behalf of the police family I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Senior Constable Brett Forte. Whilst the full circumstances of … [Read more...]

Police Urge Vigilance

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Police are warning of the resurgence of a scam targeting Queensland residents which has resulted in a Queensland victim losing $20,000. The scam involves a call to the resident’s home telephone from a telecommunications provider. The caller appears very demanding, advising the resident their … [Read more...]

Bowen Police Busy at the Weekend

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Bowen Police are investigating a number of property offences that occurred in the town over the weekend, and are hoping that members of the public may be able to provide information that can be used to catch these crooks. Police say between 2am and 5am on Friday May 5, a resident of a Caravan … [Read more...]

The “can you hear me?” Phone Scam

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The word is out from Police - If you get a phone call and someone asks the question: “Can you Hear Me” DON’T SAY this word: “Yes”. It seems the world-wide phone scam known as the “can you hear me?” con that is doing the rounds in Our Towns. The scam, according to Senior Constable Steve … [Read more...]