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  • 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

  • 09 Apr 2018 4:15 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Royal Navy veteran is told his wife needed life-saving surgery by fake doctor who used her mobile number to demand £300

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5563445/Husband-scammed-paying-life-saving-surgery-wife-fake-South-Shields-doctor.html

  • 03 Apr 2018 1:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cumbria Police have launched a campaign to raise awareness of telephone scams as one victim’s family shares their story and urges people to safeguard the finances of their elderly relatives.


    https://www.cumbriacrack.com/2018/03/26/daughter-elderly-fraud-victim-speaks-part-police-campaign-raise-awareness-scams/


  • 03 Apr 2018 1:39 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A man who tried conning an 82-year-old out of hundreds of pounds with a bogus VAT bill has been jailed after his image was caught on CCTV installed by the tech-savvy pensioner.


    https://www.west-midlands.police.uk/news/5267/jail-bogus-builder-caught-camera-tech-savvy-pensioner


  • 03 Apr 2018 1:39 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The report by NatWest has warned that scammers will also try to cash in on those tying the knot this year on the back of the Royal wedding

    https://www.mirror.co.uk/money/natwest-predicts-8-biggest-scams-12216086

  • 25 Mar 2018 8:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The top eight financial scams consumers should stay vigilant against this year include fraudsters secretly installing malware on people’s smartphones and fake websites selling discounted FIFA World Cup tickets, according to NatWest’s digital safety report released today.

    http://www.cityam.com/282540/beware-these-eight-rising-financial-fraud-schemes-natwest

  • 25 Mar 2018 8:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Phishing is a huge problem for businesses, IT decision makers and C-level is disconnected on the issue, and the ones to suffer most are the employees.

    https://www.itproportal.com/news/email-fraud-becoming-a-top-priority-for-businesses/

  • 18 Mar 2018 7:53 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An operation has been launched by West Mercia Police aimed at protecting older and vulnerable people following an increase in telephone frauds in the force area.


    https://worcesterobserver.co.uk/news/police-launch-operation-prospero-to-clamp-down-on-fraud-after-phone-scams-across-worcestershire-5410/


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