Steve Beasant

Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Great Grimsby and Councillor for the East Marsh Learn more

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Commenting on the publication of the Investigatory Powers Bill Alistair Carmichael, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson on Home Affairs said: “The Bill still has no section on privacy, no meaningful independent judicial oversight, and no clarity on whether British businesses, just like Apple in the US, would be forced to break the encryption they use to protect their […]

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The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau’s (NFIB) Proactive Intelligence Team is warning people to beware of fraudsters that turn up on your doorstep and ask for your signature.  The Proactive Intelligence Team debriefs convicted offenders to identify emerging trends and have found that your signature is one part of a puzzle that the fraudsters are putting […]

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An EU database of criminal records is set to be extended to include non-EU citizens, under plans announced on Tuesday 19th January by the European Commission. The European Criminal Records System (ECRIS) was set up in 2012 to make it easier for national authorities to exchange information about previous criminal convictions. Each year around 288,000 […]

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The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) is warning people of the dangers of “Recovery Room” fraudsters targeting former victims of timeshare fraud. Recovery Room fraud is a method where scammers contact victims of previous frauds (often by cold calling) and claim to be able to recover previously lost funds. In July 2014 the Financial Services […]

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Is public Wi-Fi as safe as you think?

by Steve Beasant on 10 January, 2016

Public Wi-Fi is something that most of us in the UK are reliant on and there is now thought to be 269,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in the UK compared with the 202,944 that were available in 2014. However there is a lack of awareness about cyber hacking and how cyber criminals use public Wi-Fi as a […]

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Are your doing enough to protect your cycle?

by Steve Beasant on 8 January, 2016

Lock your cycles with a decent lock to keep them out of the clutches of criminals. Humberside Police are urging people to secure their cycles with decent locks to avoid the chance of them being targeted by thieves. In the vast amount of cases cycles stolen in the force area are taken when they are […]

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Why not make a New Year’s Resolution that keeps your new Christmas presents and New Year Sales purchases safe? Officers are urging people to get new gifts receive over Christmas registered for free on the property logging website www.Immobilise.com. The crime prevention step will mean if new property is lost or stolen it can be […]

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Sheds, Garages and Allotments – Shut it, lock it, keep it

by Steve Beasant on 30 December, 2015

Garden sheds, outbuildings and garages packed with tools, machinery and other valuable equipment offer easy pickings to thieves. Take the right precautions to help prevent becoming a victim of crime and reduce the risk of having your property stolen. Mark your property to improve your chances of getting it traced and returned to you if it is […]

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Witnesses sought to disturbance in Grant Thorold Park area.

by Steve Beasant on 30 December, 2015

Grimsby: Circumstances investigated  Independent witnesses are sought to an incident reported as having taken place yesterday morning around 7:15am in the Grant Thorold Park area of Grimsby Two men and a woman were said to be in conversation with another man in Cooper Road at around 7:15am yesterday, Tuesday 29 December 2015. A dispute is alleged […]

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Three burglaries through unlocked doors

by Steve Beasant on 22 December, 2015

Grimsby Police are appealing for any witnesses to the incidents. If you can help call 101  Detectives are appealing for witnesses following two burglaries through open front doors and a further attempted burglary in Grimsby overnight on Saturday December 19 into the early hours of Sunday December 20. The incidents happened at the following addresses […]

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