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  • 03 Jun 2018 9:59 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Scams Awareness Month 2018 is taking place throughout the month June. Partnership work is key to this campaign.


    https://www.tradingstandards.uk/news-policy/scams-awareness-month-2018

  • 28 May 2018 10:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Last year, Action Fraud clocked 42,949 incidents of online shopping fraud, with total losses of £58m.


    https://www.which.co.uk/news/2018/05/online-shopping-scams-cost-brits-58m-a-year/

  • 28 May 2018 10:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Victim of sophisticated banking con reveals how she was tricked into transferring £4,000 to scammers


    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5755585/Victim-sophisticated-banking-scam-reveals-tricked-losing-4-000.html

  • 28 May 2018 10:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Action Fraud has had more than 300 reports of fake emails, texts and calls from fraudsters pretending to be from TSB this month in the wake of the bank's IT meltdown - and a further 51 reports of TSB-related fraud where victims say they have actually lost cash.

    https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/banking/2018/05/revealed-300-tsb-customers-report-scams-to-fraud-police

  • 28 May 2018 10:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Action Fraud is warning the public about a sharp rise in fraudsters sending out fake text messages and phishing emails claiming to be from TSB.


    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/sharp-rise-in-fake-tsb-text-messages-and-phishing-emails-may18

  • 14 May 2018 2:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudsters are sending fake emails and SMS messages promising tax rebates in order to trick people into disclosing their bank account and personal details, or send them money.

    https://www.which.co.uk/news/2018/05/fraudsters-promise-tax-rebates-in-latest-scam/

  • 14 May 2018 2:42 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudsters are continually embracing new technology and changing their methods in order to get at your hard-earned cash and data.


    https://www.lovemoney.com/news/71657/scam-fraud-spoofing-twitter-clone-green-padlock-gift-card-fines

  • 14 May 2018 2:42 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Toolkit developed for Citizens Advice and is intended to aid anyone that wishes to make evidence based decisions on how to communicate to the public about any type of scam – from doorstep scams to mail scams.


    https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/Global/CitizensAdvice/campaigns/SAM18/Citizens%20Advice%20Scams%20Awareness%20toolkit2018B.pdf

  • 14 May 2018 2:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Help spread the message that scams are crimes that can happen to anyone and we don’t need to be embarrassed if we fall victim to them.


    https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/sam18/

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