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Violent Theft

THEFT WITH VIOLENCE

On Wednesday evening, 5th November, a husband and wife had just left the terminal building at San Javier (Murcia) Airport and were approaching the road crossing to the car park area when they were robbed. A car raced up to the crossing stopped and two men leaped out of the car, one violently shoved the husband to the floor and stole their case whilst the other snatched the wife's handbag. The two men then quickly returned to the car which accelerated away with spinning wheels and raced off at high speed. The handbag contained all their money, bank cards and passports. Although the Guardia were present the incident was over on a matter of a few seconds and the car had disappeared before they could react.

This is an escalation with a certain amount of violence that has not been apparent on other thefts at our airports, please warn all neighbours and friends to be extra vigilant when arriving at and departing from 
airports and advise them to keep all valuables on their person preferably in a front pocket or waist bag hidden under a top or jacket."

The message applies to all airports in Spain.

Banking Information

The UK's High Street banks are warning that millions of account holders are vulnerable to fraud - online or over the phone.

List of things Banks will NEVER do

To begin with, three major UK banks are printing thousands of leaflets, to warn their customers about such scams. They list eight things a bank will never do:

Ask for your full Pin number or any online banking passwords over the phone or via email
Send someone to your home to collect cash, bank cards or anything else
Ask you to email or text personal or banking information
Send an email with a link to a page which asks you to enter your online banking login details
Ask you to authorise the transfer of funds to a new account or hand over cash
Call to advise you to buy diamonds, land or other commodities
Ask you to carry out a test transaction online
Provide banking services through any mobile apps other than the bank's official apps.

See full article

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-29597870

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