Almost 150 Dundee residents have made their homes safer in the past three months thanks, in part, to the Tele’s Safe as Houses campaign.
Safe as Houses
Scotland's communities minister has backed the Tele’s Safe as Houses campaign as she pledged to continue cracking down on bogus callers and rogue traders.
A top anti-fraud cop is warning of the dangers posed by scammers after it was revealed Taysiders have lost £750,000 to phone banking cons.
Police and trading standards officials in Dundee have called on residents to help make their communities safer by reporting fraudsters and bogus callers to the authorities.
A Dundee man whose house was broken into has warned people about the risks of sharing personal details online — something he thinks made him a target.
It might seem like there’s little that you can do to stop criminals breaking into your home.
Elderly and lonely residents need to be kept constantly aware of the ever-shifting threat from fraudsters, the chairman of Dundee Pensioners’ Forum has said.
It's the new control centre that council bosses say will help them tackle crime and antisocial behaviour.
The council’s public protection chief has vowed to “take the hardest line possible” on bogus callers and fraudsters operating in the city.
They are the small affordable gadgets and devices which can prevent people falling victim to scammers.
Residents of a Dundee sheltered housing scheme have shared their experiences of fraudsters and thieves as part of the Tele’s Safe As Houses campaign.
They are the team who pound the pavements of the city to prevent fraudsters from striking.
Safe as Houses: Dundee businessman Charlie Kean says locals ‘need to be vigilant to keep out scammers’
Having worked on people’s homes for 43 years, Charlie Kean has seen at first hand the heartbreak and devastation caused by bogus callers and fraudsters.
If there’s one place you should be able to feel safe and secure, it’s your home.