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  • 10 Dec 2017 1:02 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    We hear from former scam callers who tell us how they tricked UK consumers out of hundreds of pounds at a time


    https://www.which.co.uk/news/2017/12/exclusive-which-meets-the-people-behind-the-tech-support-scam-calls/

  • 10 Dec 2017 1:01 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.

    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/951/video_shows_dangers_of_christmas_shopping_fraud_a

  • 10 Dec 2017 1:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.


    http://www.iexpats.com/binary-options-scam-nets-fraudsters-350000/


  • 10 Dec 2017 12:59 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A couple in the midst of a property transaction have yet to recover almost £60,000 after falling victim to a property scam.


    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/associate-news/137500-sent-fraudsters

  • 10 Dec 2017 12:58 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.

    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/beware-of-fraudsters-who-claim-they-recover-money-you-have-lost-via-western-union-dec17

  • 03 Dec 2017 8:08 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    People are losing £141 on average after signing up for a ‘trial’ offer only to later find money has unexpectedly been withdrawn from their bank account, new research from Citizens Advice finds.

    http://www.tradingstandardsecrime.org.uk/citizens-advice-warns-consumers-of-trial-offers-on-facebook-and-ebay/

  • 26 Nov 2017 8:33 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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


    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/11/22/black-friday-fraud-warning-retailers-plan-special-offer-text/

  • 26 Nov 2017 8:32 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    More than a million people have been tricked into downloading a fraudulent version of WhatsApp.


    http://fraudforthought.com/index.php/fighting-app-install-fraud/

  • 26 Nov 2017 8:32 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Action Fraud, whose Twitter handle is @actionfrauduk, warned that the fake account was @action_fraud_uk and that consumers should be careful.

    https://www.ftadviser.com/your-industry/2017/11/16/action-fraud-warns-about-clone-scammer/

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