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  • 15 Apr 2018 9:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    On answering the call a man with a foreign sounding accent has introduced himself as a doctor from the Friarage Hospital stating that his wife had been in a car accident and required emergency surgery.


  • 15 Apr 2018 9:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Rogue traders specifically target vulnerable and elderly people, who on occasions can be talked into accepting work on their properties


  • 15 Apr 2018 9:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    London based actress has given an account of how the fraud occurred, in the hope that other people who get similar phone calls will know to be suspicious.

  • 15 Apr 2018 9:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The bank told the victim they cannot refund the money, because “she explicitly authorised the payment from her account”.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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.



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