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  • 15 Oct 2018 12:27 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Flintshire Trading Standards has said it has have become aware of a new telephone fraud.

    http://www.deeside.com/flintshire-trading-standards-warning-over-new-hacking-fraud/

  • 15 Oct 2018 12:26 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Check an investment or pension opportunity you’ve been offered and avoid scams

    https://www.fca.org.uk/scamsmart?utm_source=hants_pcc&utm_campaign=fraud_october

  • 08 Oct 2018 9:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A serial eBay fraudster who sold £1.1 million of non-existent goods on eBay over a 10-day period in the run-up to Christmas has been jailed for 13 years.

    https://tamebay.com/2018/10/ebay-fraudster-jailed-13-years-1-1m-scam.html


  • 08 Oct 2018 9:45 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Self-employed workers are being warned not to fall for fake phishing emails claiming that they're owed a tax refund.

    https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/7395111/scammers-target-self-employed-fake-hmrc-emails/

  • 08 Oct 2018 9:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A woman has been jailed for pretending to raise money for the funeral of a four-year-old girl and using it to buy drugs.

    https://www.bicesteradvertiser.net/news/national/16963546.woman-jailed-for-fraud-over-four-year-olds-funeral/

  • 08 Oct 2018 9:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A fifth man has been arrested and charged in relation to a rogue trader scam that conned elderly victims out of almost £60,000 after a police appeal to find him.

    http://b31.org.uk/2018/10/charged-fifth-man-arrested-over-rogue-trader-roof-scam/


  • 30 Sep 2018 11:50 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Action Fraud launches a campaign to warn people about the threat of Computer Software Service fraud, one of the country’s most reported top five frauds.


    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/victims-report-losing-more-than-21m-in-one-year-to-computer-software-service-fraud-sept18


  • 30 Sep 2018 11:50 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Action Fraud, the specialist nationwide reporting point for cyber crime run by City of London police, has launched a campaign to educate people about Computer Software Service fraud.


    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/fake-computer-help-fraudsters-steal-21m-22-000-010500064.html

  • 30 Sep 2018 11:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A total of £503.4m was stolen by criminals through authorised and unauthorised fraud in the first six months of 2018, data from UK Finance has shown.


    https://www.professionaladviser.com/professional-adviser/news/3063340/half-a-billion-stolen-in-fraud-and-scams-in-h1-2018


  • 24 Sep 2018 10:10 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The FCA listed an international telephone number and website with a .cc address as among the details to be aware of in the scam.

    https://www.insuranceage.co.uk/insurer/3600516/fca-warns-on-clone-of-direct-lines-uk-insurance

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