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  • 01 Mar 2011 5:29 AM | Deleted user

    The scam whereby people in Indian call centres ring up and insist that they are calling from "Microsoft Windows Support" and that they have been alerted - by Microsoft, or your ISP - that "your computer is running slowly because of viruses" - is still going on. 

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2011/mar/01/microsoft-virus-scam-continues


  • 27 Feb 2011 5:29 AM | Deleted user

    These days, scammers are everywhere. So it’s no surprise that if you own a car, or you’re planning to buy or sell one, you need to keep your wits about you.

    http://www.lovemoney.com/news/scams-and-rip-offs/scams/11207/the-four-worst-car-scams?source=uoofolrf0010002


  • 07 Jan 2011 5:30 AM | Deleted user

    Internet security firm Sophos has uncovered a new 'My 1st St@tus' survey scam spreading virally across Facebook

    http://www.itproportal.com/2011/01/07/facebook-hit-my-1st-sttus-scam/


  • 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


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