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  • 03 Sep 2018 8:53 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has warned cold-callers are passing themselves off as the trade body to scam people into making fake claims.

    https://www.insuranceage.co.uk/insurer/3569006/fraudsters-posing-as-abi-in-claims-scam


  • 03 Sep 2018 8:52 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cyber attackers are expanding their attack methods to steal money and to gain access to corporate and employee data

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252447624/Sharp-rise-in-business-email-compromise


  • 26 Aug 2018 9:27 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    North Yorkshire Police is warning the public to #StayTunedToFraud as fraudsters are contacting victims  claiming to be from well-known organisations including Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

    https://www.minsterfm.com/news/local/2663237/65-million-is-lost-to-gift-card-fraud/

  • 19 Aug 2018 10:17 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Vodafone UK is now protecting its customers from international ‘Wangiri’ scam calls by blocking them even before they reach users, reducing the stress and financial impact of this widespread fraudulent activity.

    https://londonlovesbusiness.com/vodafone-warns-against-international-phone-fraud/

  • 19 Aug 2018 10:16 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Members of the public urged to remain vigilant as Action Fraud have had a recent increase in reports about fake British Gas emails which claim to offer refunds.


    https://www.dewsburyreporter.co.uk/news/police-warn-british-gas-users-to-be-vigilant-as-fake-refund-email-scams-increase-1-9293297

  • 19 Aug 2018 10:15 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A rogue trader who aggressively overcharged a pensioner for work around her home has been ordered to pay £5,000 compensation.

    https://www.irishnews.com/news/northernirelandnews/2018/08/17/news/traveller-fined-for-defrauding-a-pensioner-1409493/

  • 19 Aug 2018 10:15 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    This advice to protect against scams was taken from The Little Book of Big Scams



    https://www.bicesteradvertiser.net/news/16414260.fraud-how-to-avoid-getting-caught-out-by-a-con/

     


  • 19 Aug 2018 10:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Consumer services group Which? found that of the 34% who had received a scam message, 7% had lost personal data, money or both.

    https://uk.news.yahoo.com/third-people-send-texts-receive-messages-scammers-survey-120200663.html

  • 12 Aug 2018 9:18 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A series of digital banner advertisements are being run online, including on some of the biggest online auction sites, which prompt shoppers to think carefully before rushing to make any bank transfers outside of the safeguards of the official websites.

    http://news.met.police.uk/news/campaign-to-tackle-online-shopping-fraud-316253

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