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  • 16 Oct 2010 5:31 AM | Deleted user

    Police in Shropshire today issued a warning about a company which is attempting to scam unwitting residents out of more than £500

    http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2010/10/16/police-warning-over-scam-debt-firm-mco-capital-finance/


  • 07 Sep 2010 5:31 AM | Deleted user

    If are unable to access this link type: 'Conmen pose as contractors' in google and you should get to news story.

    http://www.cnplus.co.uk/news/conmen-pose-as-contractors-to-steal-500000-from-clients/8605395.article


  • 06 Jul 2010 5:32 AM | Deleted user

    Holiday bargain-hunters need to do more to protect themselves from fraudsters when booking online

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2010/jul/06/holiday-internet-booking-scams


  • 20 Jun 2010 5:32 AM | Deleted user

    A blind West Bromwich Albion footballer is facing jail after conning a friend in a ‘despicable’ miracle cure scam.

    http://www.sundaymercury.net/news/midlands-news/2010/06/20/blind-west-bromwich-albion-star-faces-jail-after-miracle-cure-scam-66331-26688153/


  • 29 Nov 2009 5:33 AM | Deleted user

    Cybercriminals Take Advantage of the Holiday Season, Aiming to Steal Consumers’ Money, Identities and Financial Information

    http://information-security-resources.com/2009/11/29/mcafees-the-twelve-scams-of-christmas/


  • 22 Sep 2009 5:34 AM | Deleted user

    Seven rogue recruitment firms which conned the NHS out of thousands of pounds by duping it into placing job adverts in fake magazines have been closed down.

    http://www.midlandsfraudforum.co.uk/admin/NewsAdmin.aspx


  • 10 Sep 2009 5:35 AM | Deleted user

    The research, undertaken by The University of Exeter on behalf of the OFT, provides a valuable insight into why consumers fall victim to scams, as well as the psychological techniques used by scammers to con the UK public out of an estimated £3.5 billion every year.

    http://www.oft.gov.uk/news/press/2009/54-09


  • 09 Apr 2009 5:35 AM | Deleted user

    Nearly 22,000 fraud victims are having their lost cash returned to them after officers cracked a mass marketing scam which could have yielded £35m a year for criminals based overseas.

    http://www.birminghampost.net/news/uk-news/2009/04/09/scam-victims-get-their-money-back-65233-23349711/


  • 27 Oct 2008 5:36 AM | Deleted user

    More than 20 elderly people collectively handed over £350,000 in a prize draw scam that also tricked its victims into laundering other people’s money, the Office of Fair Trading said. 

    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article5019750.ece


  • 23 Aug 2008 5:36 AM | Deleted user

    As his book on avoiding rip-offs is published, Tony Levene warns of the most common cons

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2008/aug/23/scamsandfraud.consumeraffairs1


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