The Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro begin on 6th August 2016. Purchasing from an unauthorised seller or a ticket tout could leave you out of pocket.
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau’s (NFIB) Proactive Intelligence Team has spoken to convicted fraudsters who claim that Binary Options are being used for investment scams.
Online shopping websites are being used by fraudsters to advertise vehicles for sale which do not exist.
Fraudsters are increasingly exploiting the ‘family and friends’ personal transaction facility to defraud victims.
Fraudsters are placing fake letter boxes on residential properties in an attempt to harvest mail.
The NFIB has seen an increase of 84% in the number of counterfeit cheque frauds reported to Action Fraud since November 2015.
Victims who are nannies and models are being targeted for employment fraud. See the alert for the patterns in MO.
The 2016 European Football Championships will begin shortly and those wanting to purchase last minute tickets are likely to be targeted by fraudsters posing as official sellers.
A new phishing campaign which has hit students of UK universities claims that students have been awarded a grant by the Department for Education.
Fraudsters are impersonating public sector bodies (i.e. the Fire Service, Police) and placing orders with businesses.
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