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  • 21 Sep 2016 8:25 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Action Fraud has been receiving a high number of reports concerning a phishing campaign targeting students in UK universities. Please see the attached alert for more information, and for an example of the phishing email.

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  • 16 Sep 2016 2:18 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Fraudsters are sending out a high number of phishing emails to personal and business email addresses.

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  • 09 Sep 2016 4:12 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Part of the “Do you Really Know...” fraud series, from the Economic and Cyber Crime Prevention Centre

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  • 09 Sep 2016 4:10 PM | Sylvia Jones

    This document provides an analysis of the most prevalent trends and characteristics of phishing campaigns in the UK in July. The analysis is based on the information reported to Action Fraud via the Attempted Scams or Viruses (ASOV) Reporting Tool as well as on the data obtained from the NFIB phishing inbox.

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  • 09 Sep 2016 4:03 PM | Sylvia Jones

    There is a phishing email currently in circulation that claims to be from the City of London Police.

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  • 02 Sep 2016 1:02 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Fraudsters are spamming fake British Gas utility bill emails that link to a virus which takes over victims’ computers. Please see the attached alert for more information and steps you can take to protect yourself.

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  • 18 Aug 2016 4:50 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    The purpose of this alert is to provide knowledge and prevention advice to help individuals protect themselves from becoming inadvertently involved in fraud.

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  • 18 Aug 2016 4:47 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    The purpose of this alert is to raise awareness to ROCU’s, police forces and regulatory bodies in the UK, as well as members of the public and groups and organisations that work with young people, such as the NUS, on how fraudsters are using social media (such as Instagram and Facebook) to target and entice members of the public into binary options fraud.

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  • 10 Aug 2016 5:36 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Online shopping websites are being utilised by fraudsters to advertise non-existent drones of various specifications for competitive prices.

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  • 10 Aug 2016 5:34 PM | Sylvia Jones

    The NFIB has seen in increase in reports of fraud where victims are sent counterfeit Traveller’s Cheques as a method of payment for “initial costs” related to a new job.

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