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  • 21 Jun 2018 9:20 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) are concerned that victims of previous Computer Software Service Fraud (CSSF) are being re-targeted for “owed money”.

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  • 18 Jun 2018 10:27 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)
    The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has identified an increasing number of reports submitted to Action Fraud from the public concerning courier fraud.


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  • 28 May 2018 9:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)


    The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have recently noticed that there has been an increase in reports made in May by TSB customers relating to “port-out” fraud. Fraudsters are number porting a victim’s telephone number to a SIM card under their control and then using the number to access the victim’s bank accounts.

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  • 28 May 2018 9:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have recently noticed that there has been a sharp rise in fraudsters sending out fake text messages (smishing) and phishing emails claiming to be from TSB.

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  • 03 May 2018 5:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have noticed an increase in Action Fraud reports where criminals are offering a discount television service provider subscriptions.

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  • 22 Apr 2018 11:34 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place from 14 June – 15 July 2018. The worldwide demand for match tickets is expected to be significant. Action Fraud have been alerted to several websites which are offering World Cup Tickets for sale, some at highly inflated prices.

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  • 15 Apr 2018 7:36 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudulent websites claiming to offer cryptocurrency investments are using images and fabricating recommendations from prominent individuals such as Deborah Meaden from the BBC’s Dragons Den and Martin Lewis, the founder of MoneySavingExpert.com, without their consent. The adverts using these individuals to promote and falsely legitimise their illicit schemes and cryptocurrency investments can be found on social media and other websites. Clicking on the advert takes you to the full article where their images are presented along with fake quotes recommending investments with the fraudulent company in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.


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  • 05 Apr 2018 5:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Action Fraud has received several reports indicating that sellers of items on online marketplace websites are falling victim to fraud by bogus buyers.

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  • 05 Apr 2018 5:39 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Victims receive a telephone call from someone purporting to be a bailiff enforcing a court judgement, attempting to recover funds for a non-existent debt. The fraudsters state the debt originates from the victim not paying a magazine advertisement subscription.

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  • 18 Mar 2018 8:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have recently noticed that fraudsters are cold-calling victims, falsely stating that they are calling from one of the well-known UK telecommunication service providers. They call victims claiming to provide a ‘Telephone Preference Service’ - an enhanced call-barring service, which includes barring international call centres.

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