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  • 23 Jul 2018 5:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Police have issued a warning about bogus phone callers after five cases of fraud or attempted fraud in West Sussex in just four days.

    https://www.spiritfm.net/news/sussex-news/2634686/watch-the-new-phone-scam-doing-the-rounds-in-west-sussex/

  • 15 Jul 2018 11:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    In the past few weeks people have been tricked out of thousands and thousands of pounds by convincing calls that try to fix "problems" with their internet connections


    https://www.mirror.co.uk/money/there-problem-your-broadband--12893547


  • 15 Jul 2018 11:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cyber criminals are sending victims their own passwords in an attempt to trick them into believing they have been filmed on their computer watching porn and demanding payment.


    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/alert-cyber-criminals-send-victims-their-own-passwords-in-new-sextortion-scam-jul18

  • 15 Jul 2018 11:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    These fake messages claim to be from Argos and say that you're owed a refund. The link in the messages lead to phishing websites designed to steal your personal information, as well as payment details.

    https://www.minsterfm.com/news/local/2628915/scammers-sending-fake-argos-refund-messages/

  • 09 Jul 2018 9:48 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A woman has described how scammers "invaded her life" after they hijacked her phone number.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-44660869

  • 02 Jul 2018 1:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudsters are falsely claiming to be calling from the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to try to persuade people to reveal details about their personal and financial circumstances - and they are even managing to make FOS's number appear on people's caller ID.

    https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/banking/2018/06/scammers-are-calling-customers-customers-and-pretending-to-be-the-financial-ombudsman-watchdog-warns

  • 02 Jul 2018 1:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cybercrime experts have urged Fortnite fans – and their parents – to be vigilant to gaming fraud in light of reports from dozens of players who have been duped by scammers to the tune of £5,000.

    https://inews.co.uk/news/technology/fortnite-fraud-gamers-warned-v-bucks-scam/

  • 02 Jul 2018 1:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    In our ever more interconnected world, these days many thieves wear suits, have charm, act in a sophisticated manner and make out they are on our side.

    https://blog.moneysavingexpert.com/2018/06/martin-lewis--how-to-teach-yourself-scam-self-defence-/

  • 02 Jul 2018 1:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    June has been Scams Awareness Month, which aims to highlight con artists’ common tactics and help prevent people losing cash to them.

    https://www.scotsman.com/business/don-t-let-scammers-catch-you-off-guard-1-4755671

  • 24 Jun 2018 11:18 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Sophos warns of a 'protection racket' scam email that threatens to infect victims with the ransomware variant if they don't pay the attackers.

    https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/pay-up-or-get-wannacry-hit-extortion-email-spreading/d/d-id/1332125

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