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  • 18 Feb 2019 10:08 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Eight men were sentenced yesterday (Monday, 11 February) to more than 21 years for their roles in a nationwide telephone and courier fraud scam.

    https://www.cumbriacrack.com/2019/02/12/phone-scam-gang-jailed-for-more-than-21-years/

  • 18 Feb 2019 9:08 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An awareness campaign has been launched to help those living in Birmingham & Coventry, over the age of 55 to tackle the increasing threat of fraud. The Tackling Fraud Together  programme is expected to benefit over 30,000 people over the age of 55, by giving them free advice and support about how to Spot and Stop fraud.

    https://tacklingfraud.org/2019/02/05/west-midlands-citizens-receive-fake-news/

  • 10 Feb 2019 10:48 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is urging over 55s to check investment opportunities are genuine before they part with their money. This comes as new research, commissioned as part of the FCA’s ScamSmart campaign, reveals that only two in five (42%) think they know how to spot a fraudulent investment opportunity. Fraudsters are targeting the growing over 55 population because they are more likely to have money to invest.

    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/inside-the-mind-of-a-scammer-the-tactics-investment-fraudsters-use-to-deceive-over-55s


  • 10 Feb 2019 10:15 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A DUNFERMLINE man carried out a £7,500 fraud against Amazon in a scam which lasted almost a year.

    https://www.dunfermlinepress.com/news/17416629.dunfermline-mans-amazon-fraud-lasted-nearly-a-year/?ref=twtrec

  • 10 Feb 2019 9:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A warning has been issued for Netflix users after a new scam email has been doing the rounds.

    Users are being urged to be vigilant of the phishing email, which hit inboxes recently.

    https://chochilino.com/29/01/2019/entertainment/netflix-users-need-to-know-about-this-new-phishing-scam/

  • 10 Feb 2019 9:28 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Scammers that impersonated YouTube stars to steal their fans' money have claimed 70,000 victims in less than a month, new research has found.

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2019/01/30/youtube-fake-reward-scam-tricked-70000-people/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_tw

  • 10 Feb 2019 9:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Police are urging members of the public to stay alert following reports of a Flintshire resident being scammed out of £15,000.

    http://www.deeside.com/scam-alert-police-warning-over-bt-worker-phone-scam-which-fleeced-a-flintshire-resident-of-15000/

  • 04 Feb 2019 8:21 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Some victims of pension scams have lost more than £1m in savings each to fraudsters, new statistics have revealed.

    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/scam-victims-lose-more-than-1m-each-to-fraudsters


  • 27 Jan 2019 10:54 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Holidaymakers looking to beat the January blues by booking a getaway are being warned to watch out for villa scams which can result in victims losing thousands of pounds.

    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/barclays-warns-sun-seekers-risk-000100027.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw

  • 27 Jan 2019 10:52 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Householders are being warned not to fall victim to rogue traders who are on the prowl around Nuneaton.

    https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/nuneaton-news-rogue-traders-oaps-15685022

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