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  • 20 Jun 2014 2:07 PM | Deleted user

    HM Revenue and Customs are warning tax credits claimants about scam or “phishing” emails sent out by fraudsters in the run-up to the 31 July renewal deadline. 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/hmrc-warns-tax-credit-claimants-over-scam-emails-jun14

  • 20 Jun 2014 2:03 PM | Deleted user

    Get Safe Online, the government and private sector-backed information service on internet safety and security, is raising awareness of ‘social engineering’ scams through a new series of informative videos offering advice and tips. 

    http://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/advice-and-support/fraud-and-economic-crime/nfib/nfib-news/Pages/social-engineering.aspx

  • 20 Jun 2014 2:02 PM | Deleted user

    Fraudsters are targeting parents with distressing text messages posing as their children in order to obtain mobile phone top-up codes. 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/alert-fraudsters-sending-sick-text-messages-targeting-parents-jun14

  • 20 Jun 2014 2:01 PM | Deleted user

    Criminals convinced a 35-year-old woman into transferring her money into another account. 

    http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/surrey-news/fraud-victim-warns-others-after-7314385

  • 04 Jun 2014 2:16 PM | Deleted user

    A woman who posed as a witch doctor and claimed to have magical healing powers was jailed for 10 years. 

    http://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/381528/Witch-doctor-jailed-for-10-years-after-swindling-1m-with-fraudulent-shaman-powers

  • 30 May 2014 2:17 PM | Deleted user

    Juliette D'Souza, 59, was found guilty yesterday of 23 counts of obtaining property by deception and fraud. Sentence to follow. 

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/witch-doctor-faces-jail-for-1m-con-tricks-9456722.html

  • 28 May 2014 4:24 AM | Deleted user

    Police in Devon are warning people to be on their guard for a phone fraud where unsuspecting victims are duped by people posing as police. 

    http://www.thisisthewestcountry.co.uk/news/devon_news/11172387.Fake_cop_phone_fraud_spreads_through_Devon/

  • 22 May 2014 2:23 PM | Deleted user

    We are aware of scammers contacting previous victims of fraud purporting to be from Action Fraud. 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/alert-scammers-contacting-victims-using-the-action-fraud-name-may14

  • 16 May 2014 6:05 PM | Deleted user

    Fraudsters are sending a second wave of UK Ministry of Justice scam emails that claim your vehicle was parked on private property.

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/alert-second-wave-of-fake-justice.gov.uk-parking-fine-emails-may14

  • 16 May 2014 6:04 PM | Deleted user

    Fraudsters are sending out messages through Facebook with a malware infected attachment that could steal your account data and personal information. 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/alert-facebook-lol-inbox-messages-contain-a-virus-may14

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