Brent Neighbourhood Watch advises residents on identity fraud

Special packs on how to avoid becoming a victim will be handed out

RESIDENTS can find out how to avoid being a victim of identity fraud at a special event being held tomorrow (Thursday).

Brent Neighbourhood Watch (BNW) will be handing out information packs on how to beat the fraudsters at Sainsbury’s in Walm Lane, Willesden, between 3pm - 6pm.

Tony Antonio MBE, BNW senior warden, told the Times many residents are unaware on how easy it is to become a victim.

He said: “People need to know that there are criminals out there who will raid your bins to find information about you.

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The pack we’ll be handing out tells people how to lower your chances of being target by doing simple things like using a shredder to dispose of personal information.”

Sainsbury’s in Walm Lane, Willesden, is directly opposite Willesden Green Tube Station.

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