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  • 19 Feb 2018 4:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Holiday booking frauds work when genuine apartment photos and descriptions are pinched by the scammer and advertised through often genuine sites.


  • 19 Feb 2018 4:09 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Romance fraud is described as when someone creates a fake identity to enter into a relationship with a victim with the intent to steal either funds or personal information. In 2017, 3557 romance frauds were reported to Action Fraud, averaging 10 reports a day


  • 19 Feb 2018 4:08 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A study by a new task force set up to tackle the issue found that each victim lost an average of £11,500 to their supposed love interest.


  • 19 Feb 2018 4:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudsters are using social media networks, such as Linkedin, to find the next victims of their pension scams.


  • 19 Feb 2018 4:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Three men - including the brother of a feared Birmingham criminal - have been ordered to pay back £13 MILLION after a huge mortgage fraud or face more jail time.


  • 19 Feb 2018 4:05 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    For much of the world, fake news is less of a problem than fake food. One start-up is using the technology behind bitcoin to create anti-counterfeit labels fighting food fraud with blockchain


  • 19 Feb 2018 4:04 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Claiming to be living alone is one of the most common types of benefit fraud.


  • 19 Feb 2018 4:03 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Carlisle woman who pleaded guilty to two charges of benefit fraud last month has appeared before District Judge Gerald Chalk to be sentenced.


  • 12 Feb 2018 11:04 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Together the men ran Luis Michael Training Ltd which fraudulently obtained around £5m of public funds, earmarked by the Skills Funding Agency to create apprenticeships for vulnerable young people


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