Father’s Ashes Stolen in Perranporth


Joanne Young has carried her father’s ashes with her in a locket in her wallet, which was stolen along with her handbag as she fed ducks with her two children. She had taken her family for a trip away to Perranporth as that is where she had holidayed every year with her father throughout her childhood.

Her father passed away from cancer aged 61 in June 2014, Mrs Young said that she has carried the locket with her everywhere she goes so that she can keep him with...

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Keeping Your Valuables Safe Online

Cyber Crime Statistics

Here are a few facts about cyber crime, proving it pays to protect your valuables in any way you can, from valuable jewellery to sensitive information and personal documents, we should all be taking steps to safe-guard our assets.

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  • More than £1 billion in losses over the past year due to cyber-crime, this has seen a 22% increase from the previous year
  • 93% of small businesses in the UK have some form of cyber security in place – however 66% have been a victim of cyber-crime in the last 2...

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UK Security Fears

Fear Of Online Payments

According to a recent study, almost 4 out of 5 (77%) of British consumers are fearful of new payment methods. This is due to the fear of fraudulent activity occurring both in person and online. Over the recent years, there have been many new attempts to make payment options easier. These attempts have included the use of contactless cards, mobile payment via Apple pay and even the use a near field communication (NFC) chip that one man implanted in his...

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Is Your Password Robust Enough?

World Password Day

Every year we celebrate national holidays, one of which being World Password Day. Passwords hold the key to our digital lives so keeping track of these and making sure they are secure is essential. Identity fraud reached its highest levels in 2016 with almost 173,000 reported incidents, 9/10 of which were committed online. 

Through the use of hacking social accounts or servers, these cyber criminals can gain access to a wealth of personal information with which they can then use to access bank accounts, sign up for websites under your name or...

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How To Avoid Targeted Robberies

Advice on avoiding targeted robberies

Social Media Risks

Over the past few years the use of social media has increased dramatically. This, of course, can create both positive and negative outcomes depending on the type of content you post. For example, posting images of expensive and valuable items you may have received for a birthday or Christmas present can, in fact, draw the wrong kind of attention to you and your possessions. In order to minimise the risk of being subject to a targeted robbery it is wise to ensure your social media accounts...

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