Message from Environment Agency

Dear all,

Message from Environment Agency.

During a recent burglary of Environment Agency premises, corporate branded clothing was stolen. We have good reason to believe that this could now be used to impersonate Environment Agency employees. Environment Agency officers always carry photographic identification with them, and they never offer any work or advice for cash. Likewise, our officers never demand cash from anglers for licences or for fishing licence breaches.

We are doing all we can to make people aware of this and we would appreciate your assistance.

If you are aware of any instances of people being approached and demanded to pay an on-the-spot-fine, or are suspicious that someone is impersonating Environment Agency staff, please call us immediately on 0800 80 70 60.


EWLO 70302 Brenda Cross
Essex Watch Liaison Officer
Essex Police
Chelmsford, Maldon, Braintree, Uttlesford Districts
Direct Dial: 101 extension 420279
Mobile:- 07970 599923
Email :-

Chelmsford Police Station, New Street, Chelmsford, CM1 INL
Opening hours: Mon - Sun 08:00 - 00:00

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