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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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  • 20 Feb 2018 3:57 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has seen an increase in recent weeks in the volume of CEO Fraud reports whereby schools are the targeted victim.  This has resulted in substantial financial losses for several schools that have fallen victim to this type of fraud.

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  • 07 Feb 2018 7:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have recently noticed that fraudsters are attempting to entice victims who are looking for cheap flights abroad.

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  • 04 Feb 2018 4:38 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Action Fraud has recently experienced an increase in the number of calls to members of the public by fraudsters requesting payments for a “phantom” debt.

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  • 04 Feb 2018 4:35 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have recently noticed that fraudsters are purporting to be from the Home Office and cold-calling victims to claim that there is a problem with their immigration status. Victims are informed that in order to rectify this issue, they must pay an up-front fee and are often asked to confirm personal details such as their passport number and date of arrival in the United Kingdom.

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  • 17 Dec 2017 11:38 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Individuals and businesses are being warned to watch out for cold calls and online contact from fraudsters who are offering victims the opportunity to apply for Government grants for an advance fee.

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  • 26 Nov 2017 8:42 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have recently noticed that fraudsters have been setting up profiles of women on dating sites to attract and manipulate vulnerable victims.

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  • 14 Nov 2017 10:01 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has identified a number of reports where job seekers are being targeted by fraudsters trying to obtain personal and banking details from them, or requesting money to secure accommodation.

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  • 01 Nov 2017 4:37 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have recently noticed that fraudsters have been impersonating bailiffs requesting payments for “phantom” debt. The fraud involves being cold-called by someone purporting to be a bailiff working on behalf of a court, attempting to recover funds for a non-existent debt.

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  • 23 Oct 2017 1:51 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have recently noticed that Fraudsters have been setting up fake adverts on social media (including Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp) and job browsing websites to dupe people into believing they are recruiting for prospective models.

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