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A man from Cambridge has been jailed after selling fraudulent car insurance deals to Polish community members living in the UK.
A man has been jailed for laundering over £900,000, after a bank was duped into making a transfer, following a fraudulent email from someone purporting to be one of their clients.
A man from Cambridge has been jailed for money laundering after targeting Polish nationals living in the UK by offering fraudulent insurance broking services.
Action Fraud is warning the public to protect their loved ones as criminals cheat older and vulnerable victims out of cash and high value items through courier fraud.
Communication consultancy Quietroom has urged pension firms to put its anti-scams animation on their websites to help people detect scams.
Insurers adapt to the unprecedented challenges of the pandemic, with the value of the average general insurance fraud and detection rates both up.
More than half of recent ghost broking reports were submitted by men, and people aged 17 to 29 are the most likely age group to report falling victim.
The average general insurance fraud detected last year was for £12,000, marking a £600 increase compared with 2019 when it was £11,400, according to industry figures.
The City of London Police has issued a bulletin warning young people to be cautious of so-called “ghost brokers.”
UK banks are preparing to launch an emergency hotline – dubbed the industry’s answer to 999 – later this week, in an effort to tackle surging levels of fraud.
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