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  • 22 Feb 2013 5:15 AM | Deleted user

    Parents are being warned of a scam where fraudsters are cold calling victims and demanding you pay truancy fines. 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/school-truancy-cold-calls-feb13


  • 15 Feb 2013 5:15 AM | Deleted user

    Police are warning small businesses to be aware of fraudsters claiming to work on behalf of the local police service selling advertising space. 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/advertising-space-fraud-feb13


  • 11 Feb 2013 5:17 AM | Deleted user

    Beware of cold callers claiming that you will be arrested unless you pay a debt that is owed. 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/phantom-debt-fraud-jan13


  • 11 Feb 2013 5:16 AM | Deleted user

    The scammers are contacting members of the public by telephone stating that they have a virus on their computer or that they are due an upgrade on their software.

    http://www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk/Lincolnshire-Police-warn-ongoing-fraud-county/story-18100651-detail/story.html#axzz2KRZtcF4Y


  • 01 Feb 2013 5:18 AM | Deleted user

    An Italian fraudster who posed as a top lawyer pocketed more than £575,000 a client had paid him for legal services the conman never provided. 

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/the-devils-advocate-giovanni-di-stefano-was-not-a-lawyer-at-all-court-hears-8472623.html


  • 25 Jan 2013 5:18 AM | Deleted user

    Police are warning people not to be tricked into handing over cash to fraudsters following the circulation of a scam email.

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/beware-of-assassin-scam-email-jan13


  • 16 Jan 2013 5:19 AM | Deleted user

    A man who set up more than 26 bogus businesses selling anti-snoring devices as part of a “sophisticated” VAT fraud has been jailed. 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/man-jailed-for-snoring-device-vat-scam-jan13


  • 03 Jan 2013 5:20 AM | Deleted user

    A law firm which employed a solicitor found guilty of nobbling witnesses in a Crown Court trial following a £310,000 energy drink scam which fraudulently used the famous Duracell brand name said it was "shocked and dismayed" at his conviction. [read more]

    http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/10134297.Law_firm_s__shock_and_dismay__at_Majed_Iqbal_conviction_in_witness_nobbling_case/?ref=rss


  • 20 Dec 2012 5:22 AM | Deleted user

    On average, respondents to an ACFE survey believe fraud losses increase during the holiday shopping season by nearly 20% (compared to the rest of the year). And they think the single biggest contributing factor is increased financial pressure on perpetrators (61%), followed by an increased opportunity to commit fraud (24%) and increased rationalization for fraud (10%).

    http://www.acfeinsights.com/acfe-insights/2012/12/19/tis-the-season-for-fraud.html

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