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A total of 1,073 people in the capital fell victim to crooks pretending to be from “tech support” attached to big firms such as Microsoft or Apple .
On average, 1 in 10 user-reported emails is identified as malicious, and more than half can be tied to credential phishing, a Cofense report reveals
Consumers lost about £93 million to scams – where they were tricked into transferring money directly to a fraudster – in the first half of 2018 alone.
Flintshire Trading Standards has said it has have become aware of a new telephone fraud.
Check an investment or pension opportunity you’ve been offered and avoid scams
A serial eBay fraudster who sold £1.1 million of non-existent goods on eBay over a 10-day period in the run-up to Christmas has been jailed for 13 years.
Self-employed workers are being warned not to fall for fake phishing emails claiming that they're owed a tax refund.
A woman has been jailed for pretending to raise money for the funeral of a four-year-old girl and using it to buy drugs.
A fifth man has been arrested and charged in relation to a rogue trader scam that conned elderly victims out of almost £60,000 after a police appeal to find him.
Action Fraud launches a campaign to warn people about the threat of Computer Software Service fraud, one of the country’s most reported top five frauds.
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