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  • 19 Feb 2018 4:30 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has said he's "sickened" by a new scam which tries to trick victims using his name and profile picture on Facebook Messenger.


    https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/site/2018/02/martin-lewis-warns-about-scam-facebook-private-messages-pretending-to-come-from-him


  • 19 Feb 2018 4:29 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Tricksters are at it again on WhatsApp, this time they're peddling a scam giveaway of 3,000 Adidas shoes and a free Samsung phone

    https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/5539279/whatsapp-scam-adidas-trainers/

  • 19 Feb 2018 4:29 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudsters are conning older people out of thousands of pounds by asking them to pay off a non-existent tax debt in iTunes vouchers.

    https://uk.news.yahoo.com/fraudsters-targeting-older-people-itunes-tax-scam-105800792.html

  • 12 Feb 2018 11:14 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Crooks are using all sorts of tricks to not only scare users but also to try and ‘lock’ their browsers


    https://blog.malwarebytes.com/malwarebytes-news/2018/02/tech-support-scammers-find-new-way-jam-google-chrome/


  • 12 Feb 2018 11:14 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A new version of a classic online scam is percolating on Twitter

    https://www.wired.com/story/classic-scam-steals-bitcoin-on-twitter/

  • 12 Feb 2018 11:13 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Scottish football club lost almost £1 million in October 2017, after falling victim to a sophisticated bank fraud.


    https://digit.fyi/hamilton-academical-sue-rbs-scam/


  • 05 Feb 2018 11:01 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Hear from former scam callers who tell us how they tricked UK consumers out of hundreds of pounds at a time


    https://www.which.co.uk/news/2017/12/exclusive-which-meets-the-people-behind-the-tech-support-scam-calls/

  • 05 Feb 2018 11:01 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cold calling company persuaded victims to hand over payments to ‘save’ PC from virus or hacking


    https://www.theguardian.com/money/2018/jan/26/microsoft-fraudster-convicted-but-avoids-jail


  • 05 Feb 2018 10:33 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Action Fraud has recently experienced an increase in the number of calls to members of the public by fraudsters requesting payments for a “phantom” debt. The fraud involves being cold-called by someone purporting to be a debt collector, bailiff or other type of enforcement agent.

    http://www.andoverandvillages.co.uk/andover-news-in-andover-and-villages/7413-police-warn-on-phantom-debt-

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