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  • 26 Jan 2017 4:09 PM | Sylvia Jones

    National Fraud Intelligence Bureau’s Monthly Fraud Threat Update for January 2017.

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  • 13 Jan 2017 4:49 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Fraudsters are sending out a high number of phishing emails to personal and business email addresses purporting to be from Migrant Helpline. Please note that Migrant Helpline is a genuine charity, and not related in any way to this fraud.  An example of the phishing email can be found in the attached alert.

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  • 06 Jan 2017 12:40 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Overseas crime groups are targeting UK based car leasing companies to fraudulently obtain high performance motor vehicles.

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  • 06 Jan 2017 12:38 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Organised criminal groups are currently targeting empty properties in the UK to apply for loans, duping mortgage providers and causing distress to members of the public.

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  • 06 Jan 2017 12:34 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Social media platforms are being used to gather donations from members of the public for fake animal welfare charities overseas.

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  • 20 Dec 2016 6:29 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Fraudsters are calling education establishments claiming to be from the Department of Education and asking for the contact details of head teachers and financial administrators. 

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  • 09 Dec 2016 10:39 AM | David Clark (Administrator)

    This monthly threat update will provide an overview of the trends affecting individuals and enterprise as reported to Action Fraud. This report incorporates an assessment of information received during the period 1st August – 31st October 2016. 

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  • 08 Dec 2016 7:14 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    The information contained within this alert is based on a high number of reports recently received by Action Fraud. The purpose of this alert is to increase awareness of this campaign currently in circulation. The campaign’s key target appears to be businesses in the United Kingdom. Its primary function appears to be distributing Banking Trojan malware, through a malicious link embedded within the email.

    The alert is aimed at businesses, members of the public as well as government and public organisations.

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  • 01 Dec 2016 12:26 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Action Fraud have received a high number of reports concerning a phishing campaign targeting personal and business email addresses with the subject heading ‘Crime Prevention Advice’, with the intention of distributing malware. Please see the attached alert for more information, and an example of the content of the phishing email. 

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  • 01 Dec 2016 12:21 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Fraudsters are sending out a high number of phishing emails to personal and business email addresses pretending to come from ‘donotreply’ followed by the victims’ own email extension. These emails frequently contain attachments with password stealing components and/or ransomware.

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