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  • 16 Apr 2014 4:26 AM | Deleted user

    Police are warning the public not to give their bank card personal identification number (PIN) to anyone after bogus bank officials have stolen thousands of pounds by tricking victims into handing over their PIN. 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/fraudsters-trick-victims-into-revealing-pin-numbers-after-theft-apr14

  • 11 Apr 2014 4:28 AM | Deleted user

    Fraudsters are sending out scam emails with a suspicious attachment and contact number that suggest you might have damaged a car. 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/alert-traffic-collision-scam-emails-apr14

  • 28 Mar 2014 4:30 AM | Deleted user

    A con man who defrauded thousands of people in a £5.7m escort scam has been ordered to repay victims compensation or face further jail time. 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/escort-scam-fraudster-ordered-to-repay-160000-mar14

  • 28 Mar 2014 4:29 AM | Deleted user

    In 2013, more than 6,600 UK residents reported online vehicle fraud to the police, with an average loss of £4,078 per victim. 

    http://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/advice-and-support/fraud-and-economic-crime/nfib/nfib-news/Pages/Online-vehicle-fraud-cost-victims-£17.8-million-in-2013.aspx

  • 24 Mar 2014 4:31 AM | Deleted user

    It's after a man was duped into withdrawing £8,000 from his bank - but became suspicious and alerted the force. 

    http://bristol.thebreeze.com/news/bristols-news/bank-conmen-operating-in-somerset/

  • 21 Mar 2014 4:31 AM | Deleted user

    Action Fraud says that the sender's e-mail id reads as justice.alerts@public.gov.delivery.com that spoofs to look like it has been dispatched from UK's Ministry-of-Justice indicated through 'justice.gov.uk.' 

    http://www.spamfighter.com/News-18871-Action-Fraud-Cautions-about-Scam-E-mails-Notifying-Parking-Violation.htm

  • 17 Mar 2014 4:32 AM | Deleted user

    Rising fraud has prompted UK phone operators to tweak their networks to remove features exploited by criminals. 

    http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-26559554

  • 11 Mar 2014 4:33 AM | Deleted user

    Fraudsters are sending emails that claim victims have to pay a fictitious parking fine that contain a suspicious attachment. 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/alert-beware-of-justice.gov.uk-scam-parking-fine-emails-mar14

  • 07 Mar 2014 4:34 AM | Deleted user

    Police Scotland has issued a warning to Tayside residents to be vigilant against telephone fraud schemes.

    http://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/news/local/angus-fraud-victim-conned-out-of-59-000-1.255922

  • 28 Feb 2014 4:35 AM | Deleted user

    Fraudsters are sending out virus infected emails to victims that claim a package is waiting for them at their local sorting office.

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/beware-of-royal-mail-scam-emails-that-contain-cryptolocker-feb14

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