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  • 20 Aug 2017 1:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Four men who subjected an elderly Wainfleet woman to a cruel phone scam have been sentenced at Coventry Crown Court for money laundering offences.

    https://www.lincs.police.uk/news-campaigns/news/2017/phone-scam-four-men-sentenced

  • 20 Aug 2017 1:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Beware of this new phishing technique doing the rounds – find out how it works and what you should do if you spot it.

    http://home.bt.com/tech-gadgets/computing/windows-10/windows-10-phishing-scam-11364203142767

  • 20 Aug 2017 1:45 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    If you’re part of the online dating world already, have you given thought to the potential dangers of fraud that can be involved?

    https://youtu.be/x1y_PXCyORY

  • 20 Aug 2017 1:45 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An elderly woman in Gloucester has transferred thousands of pounds to a very skilled and plausible fraudster who claimed to be an investigator working on behalf of Lloyds Bank fraud department.

    http://www.gloucestershirelive.co.uk/news/gloucester-news/fraudsters-give-gloucester-woman-10000-298147

  • 20 Aug 2017 1:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An elderly dementia sufferer's home may have been deliberately damaged by suspected rogue traders trying to get her to pay up to £6,000 for roof repairs

    http://www.irishnews.com/news/2017/08/17/news/dementia-sufferer-s-deliberately-damaged-by-suspected-rogue-traders-1112605/

  • 20 Aug 2017 1:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Sentencing at Wolverhampton Magistrates' Court, the district judge said: "There's no point pulling that face. It is only fair that you struggle to pay this back. You knew that you were not up to this work from the outset.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/crime/2017/08/14/rogue-roofer-forced-to-fork-out-thousands-for-incredibly-shoddy-work/


  • 20 Aug 2017 1:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Get Safe Online - a leading government-backed resource for consumers to protect themselves from fraud - posted a tweet warning that the email was a fake and should be deleted immediately

    http://www.mirror.co.uk/money/vodafone-customers-warned-watch-out-10997893

  • 20 Aug 2017 1:42 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cybercriminals are conning people out of their home deposits by hacking into lawyers’ email accounts

    https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/2547124c-7eaa-11e7-bc64-877969c68864

  • 20 Aug 2017 1:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Maesteg rogue trader has been jailed after deceiving customers with a home improvement swindle despite being subject to a suspended sentence for fraud offences.

    http://www.tradingstandardswales.org.uk/news/news-item.cfm/newsid/2421?t=1

  • 13 Aug 2017 10:34 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An app to help mobile users avoid nuisance calls and log complaints about dodgy firms has been launched.

    http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/phones/2017/08/new-app--to-help-consumers-dodge-scam--callers-and-file-complaints

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