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  • 10 Dec 2018 9:03 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Thousands of fraud reports have been received by the tax authority from students at university and colleges across the UK.

    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/alert/fake-tax-scam-warning-for-university-students

     


  • 10 Dec 2018 9:03 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The website that is associated with the email the message was sent from, was only registered recently in Panama.

    https://www.onlinethreatalerts.com/article/2018/12/6/the-notification-from-the-uk-non-compliance-register-scam/

  • 10 Dec 2018 9:02 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Four men have been jailed at Teesside Crown Court today for a total of 14 years after being convicted of conspiring to defraud residents and businesses in the Yorkshire and Humber and North East areas over Tarmac work at their premises.

    https://www.minsterfm.com/news/local/2753721/four-jailed-over-tarmac-fraud/

  • 03 Dec 2018 3:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A TV licence fraud warning has been issued, as phishing watchdog says that scammers are mimicking emails to dupe BBC licence-fee payers.

    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/watchdog-issue-warning-over-tv-180000107.html

  • 03 Dec 2018 3:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    This Christmas, Action Fraud and City of London Police are reminding shoppers to take extra care when shopping for gifts online.

    https://tamebay.com/2018/11/avoid-getting-scammed-in-the-11-million-christmas-fraud.html



  • 26 Nov 2018 3:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Be safer when shopping online this Christmas with these scam awareness tips

    https://www.hampshire-pcc.gov.uk/stay-safer-online

  • 19 Nov 2018 2:42 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Undercover filming by BBC's Watchdog found phone shop staff didn't ask for proper identification to ensure that the customer was who they said they were

    https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/beatthescammers/article-6345717/What-Sim-swap-fraud-stay-safe-mobile.html

  • 19 Nov 2018 2:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The scammers are using seemingly legitimate university email addresses (for example ‘@uc.ac.uk’) in order to avoid detection.

    https://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2018-11-17/tax-scams-targeting-university-students/

  • 19 Nov 2018 2:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A new TV Licensing scam is appearing in emails and texts claiming there has been a problem with your payment method.

    https://www.lovemoney.com/news/79338/tv-licence-problem-direct-debit-billing-information-invoice-license-text-email-is-this-a-scam

  • 19 Nov 2018 2:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Sextortion scams are a type of phishing attack where people are coerced into paying a BitCoin ransom because they have been threatened with sharing video of themselves visiting adult websites.

    http://www.deeside.com/increase-in-sextortion-scam-attempts-reported-in-north-wales/

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