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Mobile phone users are being urged to be vigilant.

SCAM ALERT: You could be billed £300 for calls you never made

Mobile phone customers are being warned about a sophisticated new scam which could cost them hundreds of pounds. 2 comments

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Extortion hackers have sent demands to numerous UK companies

Businesses throughout the UK have received extortion demands from an online hacking group, Action Fraud has warned.

Many of the alleged crimes take place on social media

Derbyshire 12-year-old is youngest alleged ‘revenge porn’ victim in the county

A child of 12 is the youngest alleged victim of ‘revenge porn’ in Derbyshire, official statistics have revealed.

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The victims of the Hillsborough disaster. Photo: PRESS ASSOCIATION

Hillsborough victims ‘unlawfully killed’, jury rules

The 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster were unlawfully killed, a jury has ruled today.

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Erewash Borough Council has blasted the criminals who did this.

Fury as Cotmanhay play area vandals strike again

Play area vandals have struck for the fourth time in Cotmanhay.

The crash happened near Star Pizza.

Man suffers serious injuries after Ilkeston hit-and-run

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after a hit-and-run in Ilkeston town centre

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War medals stolen in Ilkeston burglary

Burglars have stolen medals from the Second World War after forcing their way into a house in Ilkeston.

The 'paedo hunting' page has been blasted by police

'Paedo hunting' Facebook group warned by police for trying to trap a man online

A ‘paedo hunting’ Facebook page has been rapped by police for trying to trap a man online.

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An example of the Council Tax scam

Warning over council tax and fake debt collection scams

The national fraud and cybercrime reporting centre, Action Fraud, has received a surge of reports from concerned members of the public who have received emails from bogus debt collectors and even scammers purporting to be the local council this week.

Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire Alan Charles.

Overall crime on the rise in Derbyshire, statistics show

Recorded crime in Derbyshire rose slightly during 2015/16 compared with the previous 12 months.

23 barrels of an unknown chemical have been found at Cossall and Trent Lock (Paul Reeves / Environment Agency).

23 barrels of unknown chemical found near Ilkeston

The Environment Agency are currently investigating incident of flytipping at Trent Lock and Cossall.

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