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  • 24 Jun 2019 11:44 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    From fake romances to computer virus attacks, investment fraud and bogus tradespeople, it's important that you are able to spot a scammer before they scam you. But where are the highest levels of fraud in the country?

    https://www.housebeautiful.com/uk/lifestyle/a28113662/top-fraud-scam-locations-uk/


  • 23 Jun 2019 10:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    THE prevalence of scams and fraud, both online and via telephone have prompted Monmouthshire County Council Trading Standards team to support a new National Scams Awareness campaign which aims to raise the profile of the variety of scams and tricks that are currently taking place across the UK.

    http://www.abergavennychronicle.com/article.cfm?id=117176


  • 23 Jun 2019 9:17 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    When two men knocked on Christine's door saying her gutters needed cleaning and roof tiles needed replacing she agreed, and handed them £520.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48582117


  • 23 Jun 2019 9:02 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The fate of a brand’s reputation depends on how well that brand presents itself online

    https://www.cbronline.com/opinion/social-media-fraud


  • 16 Jun 2019 8:59 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Officers from the Tideswell, Litton, Baslow and Beeley Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team are urging people to be scam alert after a resident received a fake BT Openreach call.

    https://www.peakfm.co.uk/news/local/local-officers-issue-scam-warning-after-reports-of-fake-bt-openreach-call-in-baslow/


  • 16 Jun 2019 8:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A magistrate and her boyfriend have been found guilty of trying to fleece her landlady out of more than £60,000, it was reported on Tuesday (11).

    https://www.easterneye.biz/magistrate-found-guilty-of-60000-fraud/


  • 16 Jun 2019 8:18 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Northants Police and Anglian Water team up to make you aware of burglars using distraction techniques to gain access to your homes - don't let them in!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWc4eLdE2Hs&feature=youtu.be


  • 16 Jun 2019 8:05 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    SCOTS have been urged not to suffer in silence after being hit with a shocking rise in scams over just two years with the vulnerable being increasingly targeted.

    https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17695221.the-shocking-rise-in-scams-targeting-vulnerable-scots/?ref=twtrec

  • 10 Jun 2019 11:40 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    HMRC has announced its use of a successful new technology that is stopping fraudsters being able to mimic its most-recognisable helpline numbers

    https://economia.icaew.com/news/june-2019/hmrc-deploys-tech-to-stop-phone-scammers#.XPbnVwFd2e8.twitter


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