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We hear from former scam callers who tell us how they tricked UK consumers out of hundreds of pounds at a time
Throughout the Christmas period, the City of London Police will be reminding Christmas shoppers that ‘It is the thought that counts’’ at Christmas time and it is important to think about potential fraudsters and how to avoid them.
Official investigators shut down another company in their continuing crackdown on binary options scammers. Customers who had traded binary options on a platform run by Metro Options Limited lost more than £350,000 in the fraud.
A couple in the midst of a property transaction have yet to recover almost £60,000 after falling victim to a property scam.
Victims who been defrauded and paid scammers by Western Union are being warned to watch out for fraud recovery fraud after a multimillion-dollar settlement in the US.
People are losing £141 on average after signing up for a ‘trial’ offer only to later find money has unexpectedly been withdrawn from their bank account, new research from Citizens Advice finds.
Fraudsters impersonating police stole £20,000 from two victims by asking them to take part in fake undercover operations.
Action Fraud is warning shoppers to avoid clicking on links in shopping-related SMS and Whatsapp messages, over fears that criminals are jumping on a boom in legitimate "special offer" texts to steal people's details
More than a million people have been tricked into downloading a fraudulent version of WhatsApp.
Action Fraud, whose Twitter handle is @actionfrauduk, warned that the fake account was @action_fraud_uk and that consumers should be careful.
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