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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.
An 88-year-old dementia patient was tricked into spending nearly £10,000 on so called "miracle health cures" after being targeted by sales calls and letters over several years
IFB warns that people need to be wary as ghost broking scammers use fake adverts to pose as seemingly legitimate sellers on social media
A man who repeatedly pretended to be famous jockeys to steal money from their banks has been jailed.
The sole boss of a concrete driveway company, who conned victims across Kent out of thousands of pounds, has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.
Fraudsters scammed nearly 49,000 older people across the UK in the past year, equivalent to almost six reports every hour, a BBC investigation has found.
The telephone scam, which has been attempted across the county, relate to a caller purporting to be a police officer investigating an incident of fraud.
By giving away too much personal information on social media, 21 people a minute are targeted by fraudsters in the UK.
Action Fraud warns against fake TV licensing emails, as over 2,500 reports are made in two months alone
The elaborate hi-tech sting involved using apps to clone the phone numbers so as to make calls and texts appear genuine, so duping unsuspecting targets.
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