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  • 22 Apr 2018 11:20 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudsters claiming to be from Action Fraud are contacting victims using automated phone calls in order to gain remote access to their computers and drain bank accounts.


    https://actionfraud.police.uk/news/automated-action-fraud-tech-support-scam-calls-apr18


  • 22 Apr 2018 11:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The recently released 2018 Trustwave Global Security Report published an email thread that our incident investigators received showing a real CEO fraud operation in action.

    https://www.trustwave.com/Resources/Trustwave-Blog/Here-is-an-Email-Thread-of-an-Actual-CEO-Fraud-Attack/

  • 22 Apr 2018 11:18 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    These are the scams experts are warning you to watch out for

    https://www.essexlive.news/news/booking-holiday-scams-experts-warning-1456358


     


  • 15 Apr 2018 9:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    On answering the call a man with a foreign sounding accent has introduced himself as a doctor from the Friarage Hospital stating that his wife had been in a car accident and required emergency surgery.


    https://northyorkshire.police.uk/news/fraud-alert-scam-phone-call-warning-north-yorkshire/

  • 15 Apr 2018 9:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Rogue traders specifically target vulnerable and elderly people, who on occasions can be talked into accepting work on their properties

    http://www.stratford-herald.com/84670-youth-pleads-guilty-despicable-fraud-offences.html

  • 15 Apr 2018 9:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    London based actress has given an account of how the fraud occurred, in the hope that other people who get similar phone calls will know to be suspicious.


  • 15 Apr 2018 9:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The bank told the victim they cannot refund the money, because “she explicitly authorised the payment from her account”.


    http://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/2018-04-10/teesside-woman-warns-about-online-bank-fraud-after-losing-12-000/


  • 15 Apr 2018 9:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Gmail quirk could open up users who have a dot in their email address to phishing attacks.


    http://www.trustedreviews.com/news/gmail-dots-netflix-phishing-scam-3449336


  • 09 Apr 2018 4:16 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Police have revealed an elderly man from North Wales lost nearly £300,000 of his life-savings after being targeted by “cruel” scammers.

    http://www.wrexham.com/news/cruel-fraudsters-con-north-wales-pensioner-out-of-300000-in-phone-scam-146996.html

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