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A 92-year-old man was conned out of £10,000 by a man pretending to be from Barclays fraud squad
Holiday booking frauds work when genuine apartment photos and descriptions are pinched by the scammer and advertised through often genuine sites.
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
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.
Fraudsters are using social media networks, such as Linkedin, to find the next victims of their pension scams.
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.
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
Claiming to be living alone is one of the most common types of benefit fraud.
A Carlisle woman who pleaded guilty to two charges of benefit fraud last month has appeared before District Judge Gerald Chalk to be sentenced.
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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