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  • 19 Aug 2018 10:17 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Vodafone UK is now protecting its customers from international ‘Wangiri’ scam calls by blocking them even before they reach users, reducing the stress and financial impact of this widespread fraudulent activity.

    https://londonlovesbusiness.com/vodafone-warns-against-international-phone-fraud/

  • 19 Aug 2018 10:16 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Members of the public urged to remain vigilant as Action Fraud have had a recent increase in reports about fake British Gas emails which claim to offer refunds.


    https://www.dewsburyreporter.co.uk/news/police-warn-british-gas-users-to-be-vigilant-as-fake-refund-email-scams-increase-1-9293297

  • 19 Aug 2018 10:15 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A rogue trader who aggressively overcharged a pensioner for work around her home has been ordered to pay £5,000 compensation.

    https://www.irishnews.com/news/northernirelandnews/2018/08/17/news/traveller-fined-for-defrauding-a-pensioner-1409493/

  • 19 Aug 2018 10:15 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    This advice to protect against scams was taken from The Little Book of Big Scams



    https://www.bicesteradvertiser.net/news/16414260.fraud-how-to-avoid-getting-caught-out-by-a-con/

     


  • 19 Aug 2018 10:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Consumer services group Which? found that of the 34% who had received a scam message, 7% had lost personal data, money or both.

    https://uk.news.yahoo.com/third-people-send-texts-receive-messages-scammers-survey-120200663.html

  • 12 Aug 2018 9:18 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A series of digital banner advertisements are being run online, including on some of the biggest online auction sites, which prompt shoppers to think carefully before rushing to make any bank transfers outside of the safeguards of the official websites.

    http://news.met.police.uk/news/campaign-to-tackle-online-shopping-fraud-316253

  • 12 Aug 2018 9:18 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The fraudster had hidden a very large amount of non-sensical white text – on a white background – in an attempt to beat the spam filter.


    https://www.mirror.co.uk/money/clever-hsbc-scam-made-one-13003234

  • 06 Aug 2018 11:00 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    It is one of the world’s most popular professional online networks but LinkedIn users are being warned about a new scam targeting them.

    http://www.thenational.scot/business/16384960.criminals-using-email-scam-to-steal-details-of-linkedin-users/

  • 06 Aug 2018 10:59 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Pharming is a scamming technique in which attackers redirect traffic of a legitimate website to another fraudulent website with the purpose of spreading malware or stealing sensitive data from victims

    https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/blog/how-to-spot-and-report-fake-websites-and-pharming-scams

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