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The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau is continuing to receive reports of individuals and businesses falling victim to “PBX Dial through fraud”.
Action Fraud and Get Safe Online are joining the City of London Police in warning consumers to take extra care when shopping for tablets, games consoles, electrical items and other Christmas gifts online.
Supporting the charity’s ‘Scams and Swindles’ campaign representatives from across Wales and the UK, will gather at the Wales Office in Cardiff Bay to discuss how they can work together to better protect older people, and to help prevent older people in Wales falling victim to financial scams.
HPI are warning of a ‘virtual car seller’ scam that catches out buyers who think they are protected by online payment systems.
Police are warning of a Lottery scam which asks people to send on their bank details in order for them to receive their cash.
A solicitor has been jailed for stealing more than £200,000 from clients including one who had received compensation for brain damage.
Increasing numbers of small businesses are being targeted by rogue ‘publishers’ claiming to be from a reputable causes and selling advertising space in publications such as crime prevention advice booklets or charity newsletters.
Police are warning people to be on the lookout for a ‘pre-pay’ scam after a man had fallen victim in Scotland.
A trading standards investigation has revealed that about 40% of the phone calls received by older and vulnerable residents in Scotland are nuisance calls.
Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) has released new fraud intelligence highlighting the growth of a particular type of phone scam in which fraudsters are targeting individuals to deceive them into revealing personal and financial information - or make payments into the fraudster’s account.
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